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Café Verte

Date Posted: Jan 09, 2018

When catering training provider Licensed 2 Train launched the new Café Verte they needed help to find staff. DurhamWorks funded two Hospitality Apprentices and contributed towards the cost of uniforms and equipment for them.


Step Into...

Date Posted: Jan 08, 2018

Come along to this information session on Tuesday 9 January at Derwentside College to find out more about their fantastic Step Into programme.


Biscuit and Baileys

Date Posted: Jan 03, 2018

Biscuit and Baileys animal rehabilitation centre received support and funding from DurhamWorks to take on an apprentice. The extra capacity has allowed them to digitise their records and offer a better experience to their customers.


Marissa's Story

Date Posted: Jan 02, 2018

Marissa didn’t achieve the exam results she wanted at sixth form. DurhamWorks helped her to find a career path which allowed her to develop her existing skills.


Black Truffle

Date Posted: Dec 29, 2017

When a member of her staff moved on, Karen needed a new recruit to help in her fashion boutique and cafe. DurhamWorks helped her to find and fund a replacement.


Amy's Story

Date Posted: Dec 27, 2017

After her A Levels, Amy wasn’t sure what to do. Derwentside College’s DurhamWorks course helped her to decide on a career path, and gave her the confidence, skills, support and experience she needed to find an Apprenticeship.


Designing the perfect team

Date Posted: Dec 21, 2017

Social media agency The Social Co. had reservations about taking on apprentices but their DurhamWorks recruits are already a ‘vital part of business growth’.


Step Into The New Year

Date Posted: Dec 21, 2017

New Year... You'll never win if you don't begin! Gain qualifications, get careers advice and visit local employers on this great new course, starting in January.


Caroline's Story

Date Posted: Dec 19, 2017

Caroline wasn’t having any luck finding work by herself, but after some support and advice from DurhamWorks, she’s now studying for a Foundation Degree so that she can start work in her dream job as a teaching assistant.


January Digital Skills Training Dates

Date Posted: Dec 18, 2017

RAW Digital Training are running more fantastic Digital Marketing Skills courses in January for unemployed 16-24 year olds.