Sector-based work academies are designed to:
- help unemployed benefit claimants gain the relevant skills and work experience required to work in a specific sector
- give claimants the guarantee of a job interview in a specific vacancy
- allow employers to fill existing vacancies with suitable applicants
This research explores how taking part in sector-based work academies has helped Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants aged 19 to 24 move off benefit and get into work.
Authors: Richard Ward, Joseph Woods and Ruth Haigh (Department for Work and Pensions)