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The Career Foundations STEM Programme

Helping you to land the perfect role in STEM.

The Career Foundations STEM programme supports Londoners to find their perfect Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths role. Through a combination of training to acquire the necessary qualifications, and job support from one-to-one mentors, we can help you take that first step towards a fulfilling career in STEM.  

Our programme focuses on extending your qualifications. For example, maths is a highly sought after skillset needed to access some of the most innovative, interesting and well-paid jobs in the UK. You will have access to award-winning tutors who will work with you on a one-to-one basis to achieve the qualification you need to obtain great job opportunities. 

A personal mentor to guide your journey into work

Access to hundreds of STEM vacancies across London

High quality training linked directly to jobs in the STEM sector

The world of work is changing - be part of it

Access hundreds of amazing job opportunities

We have a range of career opportunities available across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. All of which are looking for the right people to build their business. 

Our programme is a unique opportunity for you to obtain the right qualification to access amazing job opportunities, whilst being supported back into work. This is a two year programme during which you will supported to obtain employment, education and training. In addition you will be given a one-to-one mentor who will help you develop a range of skills including CV building, interviewing advice and support applying for your ideal role. You will also have access to a range of amazing job roles through our network of companies, including some of the largest and most innovative in the UK. 


Access to hundreds of STEM vacancies


Professional CV and interview coaching


Support to gain a Maths qualification


Essential IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Increased confidence to move forward with your career


Support of a professional coach throughout your programme

Exclusively for Londoners

Aged 16+, living in London and currently unemployed?

This programme is open to:

16-24 year olds who are not in education, employment or training.

25+ year olds who are unemployed or economically inactive and are one or more of the following:


Parents or carers

Persons with a disability (including learning difficulties or health problems)

Facing complex barriers to work

Age 50+

You cannot have a maths qualification Level 2 or above. This is equivalent to a C grade (Level 4) in GCSE Maths. 

To apply, complete the form at the bottom of this page. 


A world of opportunity in STEM

Why we love what we do

Covid has left no one unaffected. We believe we can build back better with you. 

As a government-funded provider, our sole aim is to help those most affected get back into work. In London, there is currently a shortage of STEM qualified candidates which we want to address. There lies an opportunity to upskill and fill these vacancies. 

From training to a job offer, we’ll give you the tools you need to secure a role suited to you.

You will be supported by an understanding and experienced mentor throughout your programme


We hope we’ve answered any questions below. If not, please get in touch by completing the form at the bottom of this page. 


Am I eligible for a place?

  • Aged 16-24 years and are Not in Education, Employment or Training
  • Aged 25+ who are unemployed or economically inactive.
  • Aged 50+

Will you provide me with any equipment?

Yes, if you do not have access to a computer or internet we can help provide you with the equipment you need to join the programme. 


What qualification will I achieve?

We will work with you to achieve up to a level 2 in maths. We can also provide you with an ICDL level 3.

We also work with external partners for other qualifications to meet your needs. 


How will my career coach support me during the programme?

Our Coaches are experts who really understand the issues you face in today’s job market. They will work with you to restore your confidence and support you throughout your programme.


Who do I go to if I have a complaint or safeguarding concerns?

At the onboarding stage of the programme we will go through our internal procedures and policies so you know what to do should a problem arise.

"This programme is the best thing I've done for ages and the coaches are amazing. I can definitely recommend this opportunity." Sam, Learner

The Career Foundations STEM programme is funded by the European Social Fund.

This programme is part of the European Social fund and Greater London authority COVID recovery programme. It is entirely free for you to participate.

Career Foundations is part of Corndel Ltd. You may have heard of Corndel – an award-winning training company who works with the largest and most successful companies in the UK. We’ve applied all of the award-winning elements of Corndel to the Career Foundations programme – from amazing coaches, to innovative delivery of skills. 

Register today

We’re looking forward to receiving your application

Register today

We’re looking forward to receiving your application

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