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Volunteering could be for you

Date Posted: Oct 25, 2017

If you want to try a few jobs without committing, need work experience, want to build your confidence or need someone to give you a job reference, volunteering could be for you! Our Volunteer Passport course is starting soon.


Supported Routes 2 Work

Date Posted: Oct 24, 2017

Supported Routes 2 Work is for unemployed young people, aged 19-24, who have special education needs or an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan and are almost ready to take the next step into employment.


Meridian Upholstery

Date Posted: Oct 23, 2017

Meridian Upholstery specialise in high quality reupholstery and bespoke furniture manufacturing for the domestic and contract markets. The company are growing fast, expanding into more contract work, but needed to expand their team too. DurhamWorks helped to secure them the employee they needed.


Designing the perfect CV with DurhamWorks

Date Posted: Oct 12, 2017

Ben knew that he had the skills and enthusiasm to work in Computer Aided Design (CAD), but wasn’t being offered the interviews that he needed to prove himself. DurhamWorks supported him to prepare a great CV and when he landed a new job, we helped with travel expenses so he could get there.


Jobs in Warehousing, Security and Production

Date Posted: Oct 11, 2017

DurhamWorks subcontractor Optimum Skills are running some fantastic training in October, with jobs available at the end of the courses. They’re helping businesses across County Durham to find and train staff for roles in: • Warehousing • Security • Production


Party Forever - Ben's Story

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2017

Party supplies company Party Forever operate from their store in Coxhoe and on the internet but wanted to develop the online side of their business. When DurhamWorks introduced them to Kieran, he used his digital skills to boost their social media presence and improve their website.


New Digital Skills Training Dates

Date Posted: Oct 06, 2017

Following on from the success of our September/October Digital Skills Training, we’re pleased to announce that RAW Digital Training are running further Digital Marketing Skills Courses for unemployed 16-24 year olds, across County Durham.


DurhamWorks helps university graduate into the world of work

Date Posted: Sep 27, 2017

22 year old Sam had successfully completed his degree and a graduate internship but was still struggling to find a way into a rewarding full time job… until he contacted DurhamWorks.


Things are looking up for Catherine thanks to DurhamWorks

Date Posted: Sep 18, 2017

Single mum Catherine wasn’t confident about her work prospects before she was introduced to DurhamWorks. Now she’s studying accountancy, gaining qualifications and feeling positive about her future.


Get the digital skills you need

Date Posted: Sep 13, 2017

Whether you’re looking for a career in ICT, need to give your CV a boost or want to set up your own business, these DurhamWorks Digital Marketing Skills courses will teach you all you need to know.