One of the key phases of Coach@Work project is associated with the so-called testing or piloting of the training modules developed within the project. It is important to note that at this stage the upcoming training will be free for all approved participants and the costs associated with it will be covered by the Coach@Work project.


Everyone who is willing and able to engage in training for gaining knowledge and skills to become a supported employment consultant can apply for participation during this phase. The applicants have to contact one of the project partners using the contact details provided in this site. It is also necessary to complete the Application form. You can download it from here or request to receive it via email.


Anyone aged 18 who completed at least secondary education can apply to participate in the pilot phase of the Coach@Work project. Applications coming from candidates with disabilities and/or who are unemployed will be given priority. Applicants who have previous experience in Support of people with disabilities also will be given a priority. A committee, whose members are representatives of the team working on the project, will select the participants.


Pilot applicants recruitment starts on 01st September 2016 and the first results will be announced on 30th September 2016. If you want to participate just download the Application form and send it completed to the national pilot site coordinator. Please note that the pilot phase of the Coach@Work project will start officially on the 1st of September 2016 and will end on 30th June 2017. The piloting itself will have the following key stages:


  1. Recruitment
  2. Induction phase
  3. Actual testing of the VET training programme (face-to-face group sessions 30%; e-learning 70%), as well as the EQAVET system for recognition, validation and certification of SE providers
  4. Feedback and evaluation
  5. Certification

Follow the progress of the piloting in the project website.


The approved candidates will have the opportunity to undergo pilot training, both via the e-learning platform as well as via training sessions in small groups. In addition, participants will have the possibility to assess their skills at the beginning and end of the training. Those who successfully pass the final assessment test will receive a Certificate of Participation in a Vocational Training Course in the field of Supported Employment.


For any questions related to your participation application, or the course itself, you can contact the relevant partner in your country.