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Youth Program

Savvy Laddie & Lassie- Career Development Pathway

This ILM accredited empowerment program is fondly known as “Savvy Laddie & Lassie”

The students from the S4 and S5 pilot program christened the program and it has now become a brand for this inspirational program.

The Institute of Leadership and Management approved its content and its impact for young people for interpersonal, leadership and career development.

Over 40 pupils in the last year have gone through the program and successfully gone into secured employment due to their confidence and positive motivated attitude.

Employers and universities are looking for young adults who are ‘life savvy’.

This empowerment program offers employers evidence about the potential young employees can offer them in their chosen career.

The ILM Award can also be incorporated into employers recruitment strategy and or add to their young adult staff development.

Who Should Enroll

Young adults who are looking for support in understanding and deciding on a career and importantly what they want from that career.

This Program delves deep into the skills, aptitudes and passion young people have for their future and aligns this to realistic career choices. The program is inspirational, interactive and creative.

The program provides experienced Career and Life coaches to support young people with personal and professional challenges, set goals and career plans.

What You’ll Learn

  • The 21st Century of Work
  • Getting to Know You
  • Mapping and Overcoming Career Blocks
  • Appropriate Assertiveness
  • Authentic Leadership
  • Team Skills
  • Identifying Skills and Achievements
  • Resilience
  • Communication & Listening Skills
  • Career Action Planning


Each program is 2 full days + 4 hours 1:2:1 Career / Life Coaching.

So you can finish your ILM Award in as little as 2 months

Inside the Program

  • Program runs each year July, August, December
    • Schools – Universities can request program to be incorporated in their CPD for students.
  • Students typically spend 2 hours per week on coursework
  • Workshops are delivered over the weekend- typically a Sunday
  • Courses include a final project allowing you to practice what you have learned in a real world context.

Total Investment

Based on cohorts of 10 young adults

ILM Award pricing: £2,500

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