Led by the Nuneaton & Bedworth Citizens Advice Bureau working collaboratively with a range of partners across Coventry and Warwickshire.  Breakthrough is focused on providing targeted support to overcome and tackle poverty and promote social / financial inclusion for those with greater and more complex barriers; who experience multiple disadvantages.

A46 Corridor Improvement

The project will support both local housing and employment developments whilst also providing a key infrastructure requirement for the Warwick District Local Plan. The scheme will improve access to Jaguar Land Rover at Fen End and the nearby Warwick Parkway rail station.

Collaborate To Train

Collaborate To Train will be delivered through a consortium of the major stakeholders in education, training and business engagement including

  • Warwickshire College Group
  • Coventry College
  • University of Warwick 
  • Coventry City Council
  • North Warwickshire & Hinckley College
  • Coventry University
  • Warwickshire County Council

We aim to engage with local SMEs to support them to increase their involvement with education and employment services across 5 pilot areas: 

Building Better Opportunities: Progress

Progress offers an intensive, personalised programme of coaching, support and training, led by community charity, Groundwork UK and delivered by a partnership of leading youth charities and local delivery partners with a specialism in engaging young people.

Young people will work with a dedicated Progress Coach – an experienced youth work professional – who will encourage them to set positive goals, inspire a positive work attitude and help them navigate their own personal plan towards employment.

Unlocking Sites

The projects include:

  •   A46 Expressway (M6 to M40) – A46 Link Road Phase 1
  •   B4100 Dual Carriageway (M40 J12)
  •   Cathedral Lanes Phase 2
  •   A45/Leamington Road Junction
  •   City Centre Public Realm Phase 4
  •   Unlocking Nuneaton Town Centre – Infrastructure Requirements
  •   Getting West Nuneaton Moving: Bermuda Connection

Routes to Ambition

Routes to Ambition will work with young people  aged 15- 24 (primarily 15-18) either disengaged, or risk of exclusion, or facing major barriers to employment due to factors such as their health and disability.

Work Related Learning Team - will offer learning programmes for young people identified as being in need of additional learning support due to being at risk of becoming NEET. Taster courses in a range of vocational areas will develop literacy and numeracy and personal skills. Staff will help to identify career pathways for those undecided.  

Work Routes

Reed In Partnership’s Work Routes provides people with the support they need to achieve their job goal.  Priority groups include those that have not worked for 2 years or more, have a mental health issue, are disabled, have no qualifications, are in receipt of ESA or have an ESOL need.

A personal action plan will be developed based on each participant’s individual needs and work ambitions.

This includes:

Skills 4 Growth

The Coventry & Warwickshire Skills 4 Growth project has recently been launched to deliver customised support to businesses to address their skills needs and gaps, and support business growth.