Learning, working and volunteering


Here in Preston there is plenty of support to help you on your journey.

There are lots of different routes that people can take to upskill, volunteer and gain employment. This is personal to each individual and depends on many factors including aspirations, personal commitments, care needs, financial situations and skill sets.

Work Clubs

Work clubs are a friendly and free service run by local community organisations who offer support with C.V. writing, job searches, application forms, interview skills and building confidence.

Learning and Skill development

Across the city there are a range of training providers, further education settings and community organisations that can support you to reach your potential.


Volunteering can help you to learn new skills, build confidence, make new friends, or simply take pleasure in being a part of something or supporting a cause that you believe in.

Young people Support

Employment and training support sepcifically around young people.

Weekly Job Bulletin

Every Monday the bulletin will be updated to show a range of Jobs, Apprenticeships/Trainee Positions,Volunteering and Training opportunities.

Lancs Skills and Employment Hub, Escalate tool

Escalate is an electronic tool which aims to inform you about all the projects available in Lancashire which support people into work.

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Places to study in Preston

Cardinal Newman College


Myerscough College


Preston’s College


Disability Confident scheme

Disability confident employers that have signed up to the Disability Confident scheme. 

See link for more information https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/702956/disability-confident-service-providers.csv/preview