Work and Training


Get paid for learning and gaining nationally recognised qualifications in a wide variety of industries.

A group of people jumping in celebrationApplying for jobs

Job applications can be daunting, but a Connexions Centre Personal Adviser may be able to help you. They can also help with creating your CV and brushing up your interview skills.

Choosing a career

Helpful information for young people aged 16 to18 who are looking for work.

Job search programmes

If you're aged between 18 and 24 and have been claiming Jobseeker's Allowance for six months or more, New Deal can give you the chance to gain new skills and experience, helping you off benefits and into work.

Out of work?

Organisations within the borough that can help if you're unemployed.

Your rights at work

Workplace rights vary from job to job - make sure you know what you're entitled to.

Trade unions

Trade unions represent people at work, protecting and improving people's pay and conditions of employment. Find out more about unions for your type of work.

Health and safety

How the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 affects you and your job.

Job application tips

Advice and guidance on applying for jobs, completing CVs and cover letters and job applications. You can find a guide to using LinkedIn and how social media can help you start a career and reach out to potential employees. 


Get Connex'd

get Connexed logoThe ‘Get Connex’d’ app is available free on all mobile phones with internet access.

Search for jobs, and get information on work and training, events in the local area, apprenticeships and volunteering, college information, cv and interview tips, and personal and money matters.

Visit Get Connexed and register onto the app to receive updates.