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Shannon's Story

Date Posted: Feb 02, 2018

Shannon wanted a job in business administration, but couldn’t get past the interview stage. After some training and support from DurhamWorks, Shannon now has an apprenticeship.

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The Skills Academy

Date Posted: Jan 26, 2018

When The Skills Academy Group rebranded and relocated from Gateshead to Chester le Street, they received DurhamWorks funding to hire two new apprentices. Now DurhamWorks support is also helping the employers and young people who use their services, helping the training company to become more sustainable.

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Naomi's Story

Date Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Naomi got good A Level results and always knew she wanted to work with animals, but problems with her mental health stopped her from going on to university or work. Now, after some support from DurhamWorks, she’s enjoying working at an animal rehabilitation centre.

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Cornerstones sustainability programme

Date Posted: Jan 23, 2018

DurhamWorks are not only helping young people to get into employment and training, but have also helped to reduce waste and create a fuel support scheme for pensioners.

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Brittany's Story

Date Posted: Jan 19, 2018

18 year old Brittany was unemployed and claiming Universal Credit when she met DurhamWorks adviser Helen at her local Job Centre. Now, she’s working as a Hospitality Apprentice at a boutique shop and café.

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Robyn's Story

Date Posted: Jan 16, 2018

24 year old Robyn had worked in care homes until she injured her back. She found that the standing and lifting involved in her next job made her back worse and left to find an office-based job. Robyn applied for a Business Administration Apprenticeship, advertised through DurhamWorks, and when she was offered the job, DurhamWorks provided petrol money to get to work for 6 weeks, until her first pay came through.

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Hotel Indigo Routeway

Date Posted: Jan 15, 2018

Fancy working at the new and exciting Hotel Indigo Durham and its Marco Pierre White restaurant? Join our short course for a guaranteed interview!

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February Digital Training Dates

Date Posted: Jan 12, 2018

RAW Digital Training are running more Digital Marketing Skills Courses in February for unemployed 16-24 year olds.

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Achievement Awards 2018

Date Posted: Jan 12, 2018

Coming soon! DurhamWorks Achievement Awards 2018: Wednesday 23 May 2018.

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UTC - Naomi's Story

Date Posted: Jan 12, 2018

17 year old Naomi had great GCSE grades but wanted some real life experience rather than studying for A-Levels. She contacted DurhamWorks who helped her to find a Business Administration apprenticeship in a local college.

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