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66 Apprenticeships Available with DCC

Date Posted: May 16, 2019

Citizens Advice County Durham in partnership with DurhamWorks will be holding sessions to help young people to complete the Durham County Council Apprenticeship application forms before the closing date on 9th June.

These will be run on the following dates:

Peterlee (CACD office) 20th – 22nd May Bishop Auckland (Four Clocks) 28th – 30th May Bishop Auckland (Four Clocks) 3rd – 5th June

All sessions will be 9.30am – 16.00pm

Sessions will be held after the 10th June to help applicants prepare for possible interviews.

Citizens Advice are able to offer transport or bus fares to anyone who requires ...


Open Day at Citizens Advice

Date Posted: May 10, 2019

FREE Open morning at Citizens Advice Peterlee Office in Castledene Shopping Centre on Thursday 30th May.

If you’re 16-24, live in County Durham and not in education, employment or training the team at Citizens Advice can help you get a job!

There is no need to book!

Join them at 10am-12 for information about DurhamWorks and the training on offer from Citizens Advice.

Meet the team and see how they can help you find the ideal job.

There is no need to book, just turn up! If you require further information call Eve on 07876 346 047


Hospitality Routeway starts Monday

Date Posted: May 10, 2019

Ground Work NE and Cumbria's Hospitality Routeway starts on Monday 13th ay till 31st May. The 3 week programme will include a 1 week work preparation and introduction to the hispitality sector and up to 2 weeks industry experience,

Throughout the first week participants will complete a Level 2 Food Safety in Catering and meet the employer for their work experience. They will then complete a 2 weeks supported work trial. Groundwork will work and support the participant throughout the Routeway to gain employment in this sector.

To book yourself onto the course contact the Goundwork Skills Team...


Essential Skills for Retail

Date Posted: Jan 08, 2019


University Centre Quayside along with employers, have created a range of training programmes designed to support you to get a job.

Course Information Start Date 4th February 2019

Days Monday and Tuesday

Time 9.00 am to 3.30 pm

Duration 7 weeks

Location Wear Road Community House, Stanley DH9 6JS

What qualifications/training will I get? Equality and Diversity Retail Knowledge – Level 1 Retail Skills – Level 2 Food Hygiene

Call today to book your place on the course. Places limited.

*You will be require...


RAW Digital Training Available Now

Date Posted: Jan 07, 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 we 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.

Our courses are free, easy to access and happening constantly in your area. We’re by your side to support you before, during and after, to improve your job prospects, enhance your CV and kick start your career. Below are just some of the ...


Residency Course with Jack Drum Arts

Date Posted: Dec 21, 2018

iwill Create Culture is a 5-day residency where young people of County Durham will come together to explore culture, identity and diversity through creative arts.

This will include music, song writing, visual arts, film, theatre, writing, and much more!

You will work with a team of local professional artists, facilitators, and project managers to develop the skills and knowledge to launch a social action project that excites you and benefits your local community.

The course is for people aged 15-25 and starts on the 18th January 2019. It will be held at Emmaus Youth Village, Consett, Co. Durha...



Date Posted: Dec 03, 2018

Groundwork are offering the opportunity for you to complete a portfolio to enhance your employment prospects and help you become job ready with the confidence you need to employers and recruiters. You will receive comprehensive one to one wrap around support from Groundwork and Durhamworks progression staff during and after the course. You have the opportunity to gain a health and safety certificate (Level 1) and a CSCS card.

During the course you will complete a work portfolio on Personal Development and Team Work ready to engage with employers and recruiters.

The course will take place fro...



Date Posted: Nov 26, 2018

Do you want to Make The Leap?? Groundwork NE and NCS have been given a fantastic opportunity to deliver a bespoke NCS programme for young people aged 16/17, which is due to start 07/12/18. NCS is a four phased experience designed to make you feel challenged and changed, engaged and empowered. And this is just the beginning of a journey that will give you the confidence and skills you need to pursue the future you want. To book your place on this fantastic course call 0191 527 3333.


Pathway into the leisure sector

Date Posted: Nov 22, 2018

DurhamWorks in partnership with Foundation of Light, Back to Basics and Everyone Active are developing an exciting pathway for young people within the Sport and Leisure sector, which has the potential of leading to apprenticeship opportunities and full time employment on completion.

The structure of this pathway will work as follows:

Stage 1 Foundation of Light – To engage with the Sport level 1 pathway 6 week programme Stage 2 Back to Basics – To progress onto Traineeship 12 week pathway Stage 3 Everyone Active – Interviews and apprenticeships starts across the Sport and Leisure sector arou...


Seasonal work and Apprenticeships

Date Posted: Nov 12, 2018

Are you looking for work on the lead up to Christmas?

DurhamWorks has a number of apprenticeships and seasonal opportunities available.

To view all vacancies, register here:


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