Date Posted: Jul 28, 2022
More than £1million in funding has been secured to help almost 300 unemployed young people get into work and improve their skills.
We and Groundwork North East have been successful in winning a £1.2million bid awarded by the Youth Futures Foundation. The funding has enabled us and Groundwork to establish the DurhamWorks Futures team, as part of DurhamWorks.
DurhamWorks is a dedicated programme for young people aged 16 to 24 living in County Durham who are not in education, employment or training.
The Futures team aims to support 290 unemployed young people between now and 2023. It will help th...Read More
A supported internship (SI) is a mixed study and extended work placement programme for young adults aged 16-24 who currently have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). Internships could be accessed through a range of providers including schools/sixth forms, FE Colleges (Mainstream and Specialist), Adult learning provisions as well as some training providers.
Is there an entry requirement?
If you feel that you require further information about supported internships, please feel free to contact Stuart Cannon at Durham County Council:
Supported Internship Co-ordinator
Supported Internships are currently being offered at the following providers in Durham:
East Durham College
Project Choice (NHS)
Bishop Auckland College
Adult Learning Skills Service
The Oaks Secondary School
NEAS Thornbeck College
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