Exploring Enterprise Programme


Exploring Enterprise Programme (EEP) provides support to unemployed or economically inactive individuals in NI. It’s designed to fill a gap in the provision of enterprise support. It addresses deprivation, disadvantage and employability barriers.

Eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this programme you must be:

• aged 16 or over
• legally able to reside and work in the UK
• unemployed/inactive or want to increase the hours you work per week
• not participating in any other government funded programme

Additional information:

You do not need to have a business idea to join.

The programme offers mentoring and training at a pace tailored to your needs and you have the opportunity to work towards achieving an OCN Qualification in Understanding Business Enterprise.

You will be provided with one to one mentoring with an experienced business advisor in areas such as:

• Marketing
• Financial Planning
• Introduction to HMRC
• Job searching/assisting in writing of job applications
• CV design / development
• Searching for further education courses or other relevant training

Support organisation:
  • Enterprise Northern Ireland
Shirelle McIvor
028 7776 3555
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