Register your Details for Free!

This unique programme is completely FREE and and is specifically designed to help women succeed in their new career, whether it is to start a business or find a new job.

Participants can avail of the support available as and when they need it.


By registering your details you will get access to FREE 1-2-1 support, masterclasses and training, and valuable information to help you explore career options.

The Connect Programme is designed in a way that allows you to get what you need, as and when you need it.  This open access approach gives you the freedom and flexibility to access as little or as much of the programme activities as you wish.

Simply register your details, create your login, and book on to as many of the masterclasses and 1-2-1 sessions as you need.

What is the benefit of being a part of the Connect Programme?

We could all do with some support and practical advice when faced with the challenges of finding a job or starting a business. 

Connect is a FREE programme specifically for women who are currently economically inactive or working/ studying fewer than 16 hours per week.

Free Benefits:

  • Masterclasses delivered by expert trainers.

  • 1-2-1 Mentoring by expert advisors and employment specialists

  • Networking Opportunities with local business and employment role models

  • Business Startup Courses

  • E-Learning through E-books, articles, and factsheets to help explore career options

  • Start a Business advice and support

  • E-mentoring with CV development, Careers Coaching, Business Idea development and Personal Action Plan

  • Online Support providing information on latest news and events, success stories, online articles, linkages, photos and downloadable tools.

  • Careers Guidance to get you on the career ladder to success.

  • Regular Communication and Information via ezines and regular emails

  • Flexible menu of support activities

  • Attend major events to build confidence

  • Access to role models through the Women in Business network of 2500+ members

Please note: only those who are currently working fewer than 16 hours per week are eligible for programme activities.

Getting started is Easy - just register your details on the form to the right.  Once you register your details, you now have access to all areas of our website. 

One of the Connect Team will contact you once you register to answer any questions and recommend the best support for your needs.

Please feel free to contact the team at any time.  You can email or call Kerry or Kate on 028 9521 6015.


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I agree that my information recorded on this form is correct and may be kept for as long as required for monitoring purposes. I understand that, if I claim benefits whilst I am on an ESF programme, this organisation may share data about my attendance, performance and achievements with the Jobs and Benefits Office.


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The Connect Programme
2nd Floor, Millennium House, 17-25 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7AQ
Tel: 0845 607 6041