Date Posted: Jul 15, 2019
Now you have left school do you think you could do with some additional help when it comes making the move from Year 11 to college, apprenticeships or employment?
DurhamWorks is a dedicated service to support young people aged 16-24 living in County Durham who are not in education, employment or training.
We are a partnership project between Durham County Council and nine organisations working together to offer information, advice and guidance to provide opportunities such as training, work experience and vacancy matching. We also offer tailored support to what a young person may need.
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