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Group of Teenage Girls having a discussion while sat in a circle during the Skills Academy Course in Ipswich

Girls Skills Academy

Ready to Empower Your Future: Unlocking New Career Paths for Young Women

Exploring Your Options: Unleash Your Potential in a Supportive Environment

Embark on a transformative journey with The Girls Academy, where we're dedicated to equipping young women with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to set out on their chosen career paths. Our comprehensive program empowers you with practical skills, employment insights, and essential training, including guidance on health and safety and mathematics support. In collaboration with seasoned local professionals, we offer engaging taster sessions in various fields. At The Girls Academy, we believe in breaking down barriers and opening doors to a world of opportunities for young women, guiding them toward successful futures in a variety of industries.

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If you are 16-24 and not studying or working, then this course is perfect for you. 


517 London Road,




We run courses throughout the year. Register your interest in the form below and we will be in touch.

Why choose the Girls Academy?

The career landscape for young women is full of possibilities, and at The Girls Academy, we're here to help you explore and seize those opportunities. Our programmes not only equip you with valuable skills and knowledge but also open doors to a diverse array of career paths. From hands-on learning experiences to paths of advancement, we encourage you to embrace your potential in a supportive environment. The satisfaction of mastering skills and the potential for rewarding compensation are all within your reach. Plus, with the right guidance, you might even chart a path toward entrepreneurship and become self-reliant in your chosen field.

Two young women painting a piece of furniture during the Girls Skills Academy by Lofty Heights in Ipswich

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Not the right course for you?

We have a wide range of free Skills Academies to match your interests and skills. 

Our employability sessions - 3 month wrap around support

For those who have participated in our previous courses, the Employability Sessions offer an invaluable opportunity to further enhance your skill set and elevate your career prospects. Delving into a structured six-week program, these sessions focus on refining your CV, mastering job search strategies, and honing crucial interview skills. Explore tailored modules on communication, customer service, and anxiety management.


Additionally, access resources for volunteering and work experience, preparing you for diverse career paths and future training. Join us every Thursday from January 25th to March for a dynamic and supportive learning experience that extends beyond the sessions, providing three months of wrap-around support to assist you in your job search, interview preparation, CV perfection, and overall career progression.

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