Kickstart Careers

Kickstart Careers, is back and better than ever.

Each skills course is 12 weeks long and open to young people aged 13-19 years old.

ALL of our courses are FREE!

Learn your chosen skill from an industry professional. Explore your talent on our 12-week courses and kickstart your career.

Kickstart Hair

Transforming Tresses with Skill and Confidence

Are you a budding hair enthusiast aged 14-19 with a passion for styling and caring for hair? Look no further than our 12-week Kickstart Hair Skills Course, specially designed to help you master the art of haircare and styling, regardless of your hair type!

What You’ll Learn:

βœ‚οΈ Braiding and Extensions: Elevate your hair game with intricate braiding techniques and stunning hair extensions. From classic styles to trendy new looks, you’ll become a master at crafting beautiful braids.

πŸ’‡β€β™€οΈ Wig Making: Dive into the world of wig creation, from selecting the perfect wig cap to customizing styles. Learn to design wigs that fit any occasion or mood.

πŸ› οΈ How to Treat Damaged Hair: Discover the secrets to reviving and nourishing damaged hair. Say goodbye to split ends and hello to healthy, radiant locks.

πŸ’β€β™€οΈ Styling: Unleash your creativity with styling techniques that will leave everyone in awe. From elegant updos to playful everyday looks, you’ll have the skills to make any hair vision a reality.

🌈 Plus Much More: Our comprehensive course covers everything you need to know about haircare, ensuring you leave with the confidence and expertise to handle any hair challenge.

πŸ“… Every Wednesday from October 4th to December 20th
πŸ•‘: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
πŸ“: The Avenues Youth Project

πŸ“§ Email:Β  hello@avenues.org.uk to sign-up

Kickstart Video

Unleash Your Cinematic Creativity

Are you a budding filmmaker, content creator, or simply passionate about the world of visual storytelling? Dive into the exciting realm of video production with our 12-week Kickstart Video Skills Course, tailor-made for young talents aged 14-19

Β What You’ll Learn:

πŸ”§ Technical Awareness: Master the tools of the trade. Gain in-depth knowledge of video equipment, lighting techniques, and sound production.

🎡 How to Shoot for Music: Explore the captivating world of music videos. Learn to synchronize visuals with music, capturing the rhythm and emotion of every beat.

πŸ“± How to Create Content on Your Phone: Unleash your creativity with your smartphone. Discover the power of mobile filmmaking, from shooting to editing, all at your fingertips.

🀝 Work as a Team to Create a Film: Collaboration is key in the film industry. Join forces with fellow aspiring filmmakers to produce your own cinematic masterpiece.

🎞️ Post-Production and Effects: Transform raw footage into a polished gem. Dive into the world of editing, colour grading, and special effects to bring your vision to life.

🌟 Plus Much More: Our comprehensive course covers a wide range of topics, ensuring you’re well-equipped to embark on a creative journey in the world of video production.

πŸ“… Every Wednesday from October 4th to December 20th
πŸ•‘: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
πŸ“: The Avenues Youth Project

πŸ“§ Email:Β  hello@avenues.org.uk to sign-up

Kickstart Kitchen

Where your culinary adventure beginsΒ 

Are you a young food enthusiast with a taste for adventure in the kitchen? Satisfy your culinary curiosity and embark on a delectable journey with our 12-week Kickstart Kitchen Skills Course, crafted exclusively for aspiring chefs aged 14-19!

What You’ll Learn

πŸ”ͺ Kitchen Safety and Hygiene: Lay the foundation for safe and hygienic cooking practices. Understand the importance of cleanliness and safety in the kitchen.

🌱 How to Cook Vegetables: Transform fresh produce into mouthwatering dishes. Learn the art of vegetable preparation and cooking techniques that will elevate your veggie creations.

πŸ₯© How to Cook Meat & Fish: Master the art of cooking proteins to perfection. From searing steaks to delicately poaching fish, you’ll become a culinary maestro in no time.

🌍 How to Cook Cuisines from Around the World: Embark on a global gastronomic journey. Explore the flavours of Italy, India, the Caribbean, and beyond. Discover the unique ingredients and techniques that define each cuisine.

🎨 Presentation Techniques: Elevate your dishes from good to gourmet. Learn the art of food presentation, creating Instagram-worthy plates that delight both the eyes and the palate.

🌟 Plus Much More: Our comprehensive course covers a wide array of culinary skills, ensuring you’re well-prepared to dazzle in the kitchen.

πŸ“… Every Wednesday from October 4th to December 20th
πŸ•‘: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
πŸ“: The Avenues Youth Project

πŸ“§ Email:Β  hello@avenues.org.uk to sign-up

Kickstart Clothing

Where Fashion Takes Shape

Are you a fashion-forward trendsetter looking to turn your clothing design dreams into reality? Step into the world of haute couture with our 12-week Kickstart Clothing Skills Course, tailored for aspiring designers aged 14-19.

What You’ll Learn

πŸ‘· Safety in the Workshop: Prioritize safety as you explore the world of fashion design. Understand the essential safety measures when working with tools and equipment.

πŸ‘• How to Make T-shirts and Jumpers: Design and craft your own stylish tops, from comfy T-shirts to cosy jumpers. Learn pattern-cutting and sewing techniques that will have you creating wardrobe-essentials.

πŸ‘› How to Make Wallets and Purses: Dive into accessories design! Craft chic wallets and purses that reflect your unique style and creativity.

🎨 Customize Your Designs with Vinyl and Screen Printing: Add a personal touch to your creations. Learn the art of vinyl and screen printing to bring your designs to life in vibrant colours.

🏷️ How to Create a Logo and Brand That Is Authentic: Elevate your fashion game with a brand that speaks to your individuality. Discover the secrets of branding and logo design to establish your unique fashion identity.

🌟 Plus Much More: Our comprehensive course covers a wide array of fashion design skills, ensuring you’re well-prepared to shine on the runway.

πŸ“…: Every Wednesday from October 4th to December 20th
πŸ•‘: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
πŸ“: The Avenues Youth Project

πŸ“§ Email:Β  hello@avenues.org.uk to sign-up

Ready to transform your fashion fantasies into fabulous reality? Join the Kickstart Clothing Skills Course now and take your first step towards becoming a fashion sensation!

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