Developing new skills, building on your existing ones and expanding your professional knowledge can be an important way of securing employment.
The National Careers Service can help you with your career, learning and training choices by providing information, advice and guidance. For more information, see here.
Free digital and numeracy courses are available to build your skills.See here for details.
The Skills Support for Redundancy programme run by SERCO can provide you with access to funded skills training, retraining and careers guidance to help you get back into employment. Click here for details.
Futures For You are working hard across the East of England to help those affected by the current crisis to get back into work and training. For more information, please see here.
Oaklands College offer courses that could help build your skills to reenter the workplace. Apprenticeships are a way to 'earn while you learn' by providing on the job training and development in a variety of sectors. Courses targeted at adult learners are available. Fee concessions are also available for people who are unemployed and on a recognised benefit for selected courses. Please talk to an Oaklands student advisor concerning this.
For further information on apprenticeships, please see here and here.