Welcome to the Lewisham Homes Academy

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The Lewisham Homes Academy is your new one-stop shop for all your training and employment needs. We’re bringing together training, job opportunities and work experience, plus opportunities to link up with employers.

We work with a range of organisations including London Metropolitan University, TPAS, St. Giles’ Trust and Dynamic Client Solutions to deliver free training for residents.

Please click on the links below for more information on each area. If there’s a specific training we don’t offer that you’re interested in, please get in touch and we can deliver it. To get in touch with the Community Relations team, you can email us or call 0800 028 2 028.

Online training

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We work with a range of providers to offer a variety of online training courses. Click to find out more about what’s on offer and register your interest.

Classroom training

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We work with a range of providers to offer face-to-face training in topics as diverse as Improving Housing Services to Data Protection and Hospitality. Click to find out more, book onto courses and request new courses.

Apprenticeships and graduate scheme

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There are apprenticeship opportunities at Lewisham Homes in a variety of roles, from learning a trade such as plumbing or electrical in our repairs team, to providing admin support for our services helping residents. We also work closely with Lewisham Council, which offers a range of construction training options and routes into work. We also have a graduate scheme that recruits ambitious, enthusiastic and motivated graduates every two years.

Work experience and volunteering

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We can offer work placements and volunteering opportunities across a variety of areas to get you the experience you need to get ahead in your chosen career. Click to contact our Community Relations team and register your interest.

Support with employment

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We work with many organisations that offer employment support services to residents across Lewisham. They offer one to one advice and support plus training opportunities for people in work and for those who are unemployed. Click to find out more and get in touch.

Lewisham Changemakers

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Lewisham Changemakers is a programme and network for social entrepreneurs, charities, community groups or local businesses who wish to create or grow a social enterprise in Lewisham. It is sponsored by Lewisham Homes and delivered in partnership with Voluntary Action Lewisham. Click to visit their website or email Community Relations if you’d like to know more.