Would you like a 16-24yr old to work for you for 6 months for FREE? Read on!



Bayswater College is proud to be working as a Gateway on the new Government Kickstart programme. We are looking for companies who would like to get involved.

So, what is the programme?

  • The Government is investing £2billion to help hundreds of thousands of young people
  • It is for anyone aged 16-24 who is on Universal Credit a six month work placement.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to offer young people a real step up in their career and help their future job prospects. It gives people first-hand experience of the workplace whilst employers can benefit from young and talented individuals.

 How does it work?

The Kickstart programme offers the following:

  • The Government pays each person the National Minimum Wage for their age.
  • The Government pays NI and pension contributions
  • You receive up to £1,500 (from the Government) for each person you take on

What’s in it for you the employer?

  • An extra pair of hands for FREE.
  • Keen, enthusiastic, young people in your company for 6 months
  • Money to set up and train them
  • A chance to ‘do your bit’ by helping these young people on their career ladder

What do Bayswater College do?

  • We fully support you throughout the process
  • We can provide additional Sales Training
  • Applicants can also enrol in our industry accredited Digital Marketing Course
  • We pass on all salary payments from the Government
  • We provide a CV writing, interview preparation and future career plan for all applicants at the end of the placement

To register your interest in the Kickstart programme: Interested in Kickstart programme

If you have any questions then please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bayswater’s mission is to educate and inspire the next generation. We look forward to working with you to give a 16 – 24 the opportunity to thrive in your company.