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Blackburn with Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen

Jobs, careers and skills

You might be interested in the following jobs, careers and skills information

Blackburn College

Blackburn College offers a range of apprenticeships, vocational subjects, A Level and degree courses for those wishing to access further education. Feilden St, Blackburn BB2 1LH. Tel: 01254 292929

Blackburn Youth Zone

Blackburn Youth Zone offers a range of services and provides opportunities for supportive adults to build positive relationships with young people. Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street, Blackburn, BB1 1EP. Telephone 01254 292000

Child Action North West

Child Action Northwest offers support for children and young people through their familywise, targeted youth support and young carers programmes. Blackburn Office 273 Preston New Road, Blackburn BB2 6PL. telephone 01254 244700, email :

CVS Blackburn

Blackburn with Darwen Community & Voluntary Service provides a range of volunteer opportunities with a variety of local organisation.   Boulevard Resource Centre, 45 Railway Road, Blackburn BB1 1EZ, Telephone 01254 583957

DWP Job Centre Plus

Job Centre Blackburn can assist clients to make claims for; jobseeker’s allowance, incapacity benefit, employment and support allowance and income support. Orchard House, Penny St, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 6HA or Green Street, Darwen, BB3 1AG, Telephone 0845 604 3719

Lancashire Women's Centre

Lancashire Women’s Centres offer a range of services and opportunities to support emotional wellbeing through group work, personal development courses and counselling. 21-23 Blackburn Rd, Accrington BB5 1HF, Telephone 01254 871771

The Hive

The Hive encourages all businesses in Blackburn and Darwen to take shared responsibility and play a lead role in creating new opportunities for all. Telephone 01254 585613, Email:

Training 2000

Training 2000 is a large Group Training Association offering business solutions, commercial courses and Apprenticeship programmes across multiple industry sectors. Furthergate Business Park, Harwood Street, Blackburn, BB1 3BD Telephone 01254 54659

Youth Action

Youth Action helps develop the confidence and skills of young people to find solutions that are right for them by offering a range positive of activities. Castleway Business Centre, Suite 1 Third Floor,49 - 51 Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6AE. Telephone 01254 695 847

Information last updated 02 November 2016

National information


Information about apprenticeships for apprentices, employers, parents and teachers.

Be my interviewer

If you worry about interview nerves then this site will help. You can choose the interviewer, including some famous faces. Focus on different topics and practice your perfect answers.

Finding a job

Official jobseekers pages on GOV.UK. Use Find a Job to search and applies for vacancies. You will also find information about moving from benefits into work, and your rights at work.


Courses and qualifications ranging from english, maths and IT to employability skills as well as vocational qualifications. Some courses are free depending on your eligibility.

National Careers Service

Provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. Useful tools include a Skills Health Check, and a CV Builder, along with information on redundancy, returning to work after having children or as an older worker, and working overseas.


Careers, courses and job opportunities for graduates. Register to access the Prospects Career Planner, matching your skills and experience to relevant jobs.


Information on volunteering from The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Search for an opportunity or find support and resources.