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BELS is a registered charity based in Croydon, working with young people and with businesses, educational establishments and voluntary organisations across London, supporting young people as they prepare for adult and working life. BELS focuses on the development of young peoples’ interpersonal, commercial and business skills, to empower them to develop their potential and be better prepared to proceed to further education or employment.
BELS achieves this by:
Providing one to one information, advice, guidance, coaching and employability training, to enable young people to access employment and/or further training or education;
Outreaching to young people by engaging with organisations working with young people and directly through organising or attending and exhibiting at events targeted at young people;
Providing positive progression paths into employment and/or training by working with an extensive network of training and apprenticeship providers;
Working with schools and colleges to enhance the aspirations and improve the employment opportunities of young people;
Researching both the labour market and the adequacy of existing education and training opportunities to identify key skills needs and other requirements for increasing employment opportunities.