On the Job Training and Work Placements
SMaRT garage services provides on the job training within the garage environment. Workforce get the opportunity to work on customer vehicles and learn the basics of motor mechanics. Other opportunities with SMaRT include parts order and garage reception.
First Step Trust's finance department offers real work experience and on the job training processing income and expenditures using Sage accounting software. Finance also offers the following qualifications OCR Bookkeeping and Accounting in both manual & computerised
Abbevilles restaurant & catering has work placements in food preparation and front of house. Abbevilles also offer a qualification in Level 2 food safety.
Admin, Marketing & Promotions
FST offers work placements within the office environment workforce get the opportunity to learn basic admin skills as well as marketing and promotions for FST's social enterprises. FST offers a range of in house training courses and a qualification in OCR ICT.
Meet Our Senior Management Team
”SMaRT garage services provide real work experience for real people who have real determination to succeed. The garage is a really exciting and vibrant workplace” “
”“I wanted to thank everyone involved at First Step Trust for the inspiring and impressive time I spent with the team at the SMaRT garage in Woolwich. I was humbled and uplifted by the people I met and the values, philosophy and practical approach of all who I spoke to."“
”"Every little local business could do what this enterprise is doing it just takes a little bit of creativity, encouragement and heart to help people to get back into the working environment. Right now, First Step Trust is doing a great job”“