The organisations below can help support you on your employment journey. A weekly job list will also be posted at the bottom of this page to keep you up to date on employment opportunities in the Preston area.
Opportunities for Young People at the Harris, Preston
New Youth Panel at the Harris. Please see the poster below. The new Youth Panel are looking for people aged 12-18 to join. It’s not too late to join or find out more.
The Youth Panel will be an advisory group that advises the Harris senior management team about the programme and delivery of services at the Harris. The new Youth Panel will meet once every 6 weeks through the year – this includes a once quarterly official panel meeting. There will be loads of perks and skills development opportunities for anyone that joins. For more info contact Kyra on: firstname.lastname@example.org
Let’s Learn Together!
See below a list of services that support young peoples learning
Further information about training opportunities for young people aged 16-18 in each area of Lancashire can be found by searching on the
Moving Opportunities Map click here
Here you can find opportunities that start throughout the year. There are details of the support available to help find work, personal development programmes, work experience, qualifications in English and maths and different vocations. Courses will usually last from one to six months.
Skills for Work – Information about 100’s of offers across Lancashire to help you learn new skills or to support your health & wellbeing. Visit site
For opportunities for those aged over 19, see Escalate: www.lancashireskillshub.co.uk/escalate-form/
Cardinal Newman Sixth Form College offers, A-Levels, BTEC and T-Level qualifications for school leavers. Foundation Degrees, and Teacher Training provision is also available for adult learners.
Post 16 Education – can study a Level 2 or Level 3 Diploma in Sport with the chance to represent the Trust by playing football alongside their studies and having access to a wealth of work placement opportunities within the club
College leavers can study a foundation degree in community football coaching and development, in partnership with the University of South Wales and English Football League Trust. This offers a number of valuable work placement opportunities in the sports industry
or Contact Graeme Atkinson (recruitment manager): email@example.com
14-16 Schools Individual or Group Placements – Holistic approach for tackling social exclusion by supporting young people who are disengaged with school. Offering opportunities outside the classroom and working on pupil’s personal and social development. This programme can deliver a Pearson BTEC Level 1 Qualification in Construction (QCF).
16-18 Pre-Apprenticeship programme
This is a one year programme that delivers a Pearson BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Construction (QCF) This is an introduction to the world of construction that prepares young people aged 16-18 for a range of trades within the industry.
Adults –The More Positive Together project aims to engage with and support individuals who are unemployed or economically inactive to improve their skills employment prospects. Eligible participants receive a tailored programme of 1-to-1 mentoring, physical activity sessions, training courses, employment advice and work experience opportunities