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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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Latest News

Military Life for Kyle

Date Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Kyle Smith was a year 11 leaver with no plans or definite ideas of what he wanted to do for a career. He came into DurhamWorks as NEET and was allocated to DurhamWorks Progression Adviser, Tom Lynn. After the initial meeting, Tom established that Kyle had family related issues that were holding him back. He was also unsure of where to look for information about what he could do in the future and what help was available. Kyle also had a number of personal, financial and opportunity related barriers that were stopping him from moving forward with his life. Tom was able to support Kyle by remo...


Chat Facility Now Available

Date Posted: Mar 19, 2019

DurhamWorks are excited to announce the launch of a new online chat facility available on Anyone 16 - 24 years old can now chat to the team directly to ask questions about DurhamWorks and how it can help them. The team will be on hand everyday to answer any questions that come through. Parents and Guardians will also be encouraged to use the service to enquire about the programme and if it is a suitable progression route for their young person. We know that young people prefer to chat online rather than face to face or over the phone, so the new chat facility allows Du...


Website and Games Design available to DurhamWorks participants

Date Posted: Feb 14, 2019

A career in the fastest growing industry in the North East is waiting for you. Employers are looking for young, talented and driven individuals to join their businesses, and RAW Digital can get you there. Digital and tech jobs and apprenticeships are available in our region covering everything from social media marketing, to website development, IT and Cyber Security. The courses are free, easy to access and happening constantly in your area. RAW Digital and your Progression Works will be by your side to support you before, during and after, to improve your job prospects, enhance your CV and...


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