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DurhamWorks is a partnership project between Durham County Council and 9 organisations working together to support young people who are not in education, employment or training.

We can give you information, support and guidance that will help you find opportunities near to you. We check through hundreds of job and apprenticeship opportunities and can find out what courses and training are available for you too.

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Production & Manufacturing Routeway for July

Date Posted: Jun 24, 2019

On the 1st July, Optimum Skills are offering an exciting routeway into production/manufacturing which includes qualifications to enable participants to progress into work. These include L2 award in Industrial Environmental Awareness, Food Production for Manufacturing and Health and Safety.

This programme is delivered through the completion of a workbook with a range of other practical activities. The qualification cover areas of work effectively, and health and safety in an industrial environment. This includes tutorials, videos, identifying dangers and discussions on the Health and Safety at...


Sport & Leisure Course coming to Stanley

Date Posted: Jun 21, 2019

Sport And Leisure Level 1 Award is coming to the Louisa Centre, Stanley on the 1st July.

The course runs every Monday and Tuesday, 10 - 3pm from July 1st until July 23rd 2019 with Foundation of Light.

The course will look at the following:

Week 1 How the Body Works – Gain an understanding of how the heart, lungs, muscles and skeleton work. Build a model showing how the circulatory system works.

Week 2 How the Body Works – Look at what makes a healthy diet, what the benefits of exercise are and take part in either cooking a healthy meal or basic first aid.

Week 3- Assisting a sports coach – ...


DurhamWorks for Employers


Are you looking to expand your team?

We can help you find passionate and talented young people that are well suited to your business. We can offer support and advice on apprenticships , training and recruitment.

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DurhamWorks helps employers access the many rewards of employing young people.

Recruiting 16 to 24-year-olds can positively impact on everything from performance and productivity to growth, innovation and morale.

With DurhamWorks it's really simple too. Support and funding may be available to ensure you find the ideal person for your business.

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