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DurhamWorks is a partnership project between Durham County Council and 9 organisations working together to support young people who are not in education, employment or training.

We can give you information, support and guidance that will help you find opportunities near to you. We check through hundreds of job and apprenticeship opportunities and can find out what courses and training are available for you too.

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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...


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