Start Liverpool

in partnership with

A New Digital Programme to Support Your Business and Promote Youth Development 

Social Impact

Are you a social trading organisation?

Would you like to support a young person in developing a digital and creative career?

Would your organisation benefit from proven digital systems, training and support, to help you grow and stay secure?

Bridging the Gap

Training programmes and support for young people and businesses across the Liverpool City Region.

Develop skilled, motivated, young people for your business.

Business leaders understand the value of digitally trained staff and the impact of Digital transformation within their sectors.

We want to create a solution.

How you can help? Invest in the Future.

  • Donate £450 to the training of a young person.
  • In return you will receive access to Start Digital Systems, Training and Support worth £450.
  • You will also receive advertisement and PR, to 1000’s of LCR businesses and residents, explaining your contributions to the young person’s journey to success.
  • The young person will access a Digital and Creative training programme, with their work being tailored to your organisation.
  • Your Organisation can support the young person to progress, through work experience and more.

What’s Included…

...For The Learner

  • Tailored Training Course
  • Access to work experience
  • Access to personal development support
  • Progression opportunities
  • Career coaching
  • Certificate, CV and Portfolio


£450 Donation* – per learner 

(* pay in 3 option available)


...For Your Organisation

  • Start Digital – Toolkits to grow and secure your business
  • Access to free weekly digital training sessions
  • Social media promotion
  • Email newsletter promotion
  • Digital content to use to promote your business
  • Social good story

£750 – Discounted to £0

Start Digital for Your Organisation

This will help you implement all of the Digital systems needed within your business.

  • You will gain access to free Digital training for your business.
  • Take control of your online presence and digital marketing.
  • Improve your engagement with your community.
  • Manage your customer data.
  • Improve your Cyber security and reduce risk.
  • Implement the digital policies and procedures your business needs.

Who Are Start Liverpool?

  • Start Liverpool are a not for profit, social enterprise. We have been delivering Digital and Creative training programmes to young people aged 16 to 29 for over 5 years.
  • We have supported over 1000 trainees, helping them start their new journey and find the career they want.
  • Our courses guide them through skills based training programmes, supported with personal development activities.
  • Our trainees are referred to us with a range of support needs. We are looking for Employers to match their needs and expectations.

Who Are the Young People?

16-19 Year Olds

May require their first work experience to help with their next stage of learning and career development.


Work Experience for CV / Part time work / Apprenticeship.

16-24 Year Olds

They need to upskill, to help bridge the gap between academic learning and industry and employer requirements.


CV and Portfolio evidence / Apprenticeship / Employment.

16-29 Year Olds

May need personal development support to improve confidence through experience.


Improved confidence to take the next step.

Referral Partners

Start Liverpool have been working with the following referral partners across the Liverpool City Region….

What is the Pre-Employment Digital Academy?

A unique training course, designed to help students bridge the gap between academic learning and work

  • Develop Digital Marketing Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Content creation and planning
  • Research and Creativity
  • Digital Strategy
  • Cyber Security Awareness
  • Improve confidence and communication skills
  • Engaging with an online community
  • CV and Portfolio development
  • Interview techniques

How You Can Help Invest In The Future

  • Support a young person by donating to their training.
  • Provide work experience.
  • Provide feedback on work done for your business.
  • Give candidate a reference.

Where possible:

  • We can provide a candidate with Apprenticeship employment opportunity.
  • Or you can Employ the candidate.

Do You Have Any Questions?

Speak to us today or book a meeting with one of our team.