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Project information

The Progression Project

The Progression Project offers a Level 1 qualification in youth work to post 16s wishing to develop their skills while helping to organise and run activities with young people at the Tanyard, supported by employment champions and peer mentors.

September 2016 - August 2019

Charity information: The Tanyard Youth Project

The Tanyard Youth Project logo
  • Need


    Reducing the number of young people who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET).


    By providing employability skills, a level one qualification and work experience, young people will be better prepared to find a job.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide work experience


    » On the job training in youth work while supporting children and young people in their leisure time.

    What success will look like

    Young people progress into full or part time paid work.

  • Impact


    Young people's aspirations begin to rise as a result of work experience and support into jobs.
    This will be measured through regular youth consultations.


    Limited number of applicants to the project at present.
    Partnerships with referring organisations are helping to lift numbers. New partnerships are being formed.


    Regular news via Social Media. Project Annual Reports are available.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £23,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £5,000 Staff Contribution to tutor salary
      £1,000 Staff Contribution to LSA wages
      £500 Resources Contribution to course materials and equipment
      £17,000 Staff Contribution to tutor salary

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    CCYP £17,000 Guaranteed
  • Background


    The project is situated in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire and serves an area that is high on the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivations.


    250+ children and young people aged 10 to 18 are members of the Youth Project and will benefit from other young people aged 16+ learning to support them and run activities with them.
    Learners aged 16+ on the project will gain qualifications and work experience.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Our dedicated staff create a wonderful atmosphere of fun and creativity five evenings per week, and are always available to provide support and advice where it is needed. Dealing with everything from bruises and boyfriend trouble to self harm and suicide, our team of youth workers has a wealth of talent, experience and commitment to the young people we support.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Sue Lines

    Project Manager