"Providing growth in the Humber region by supporting young people."
North East Lincolnshire
North East Lincolnshire - A place of Diversity
NELC are keen to support with driving the growth of the Humber economy through work with young people who are key to the areas future.
YPSS, in partnership with Advanced Industrial Solutions devised an ‘introduction to renewables’ offer giving 6 Springboard clients a taster of the off-shore oil and gas, wind energy and onshore industrial sectors using AIS’ purpose built state of the art facility. The taster also acted as a means of encouraging confidence building, teamwork and raising aspirations. Tasters included:
Working at heights
Harness, lanyard, work positioning, ladder inspection/tagging, double hooking, evacuation procedures including 15m climb on external ladder.
Legislation, combustion, triangle of fire, extinguishing of fires – theoretical and practical, moving to a place of safety in a smoke filled environment.
Risk assessments, causes of muscular injuries, anatomy of the human body, demonstration individual lift, team lift and mechanical lift using equipment.
Role of a first aider, contents of a first aid box, CPR on an adult, wounds – types of wounds, bleeding types, treatment without equipment, dressings.
Equipment familiarisation, beam clamps, chain blocks, slings – single and double wrap, angles, lift plans and demonstration of a basic lift.
The young people also attended an all-day energy and skills event where they were given the opportunity to network with local providers/employers and also give their input on the skills shortage across the borough. 2 of the 6 young people have already found alternative opportunities and a further 4 are considering several opportunities.
HLC is the lead partner for the Springboard Hull and Humber partnership project. This activity is part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF) and is supported by the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.