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Jobs, careers and skills

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


Training provider helping the long term unemployed, young people and lone parents amongst others. back into employment. We are a non-profit making charity working closely with local community and businesses to help and support people back into work.

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership

Set up to promote business growth throughout Dorset. A reliable source of information on funding and key local enterprise projects. It is driven by the private sector with local authority support.

Links to work

A voluntary program that offers tailored support packages to help people get into the world of work.

Skills & Learning Bournemouth Dorset and Poole.

Are you looking for Adult Education, Apprenticeships and workplace training plus employer information? Do you want to apply or enrol on a course, or become an Apprentice? Do you live or work in Bournemouth, Dorset or Poole?

South West Regional Assessment Centre

SWRAC help people who are unemployed, have special educational needs or who are disadvantaged in other ways – equipping people with the right skills needed for employment. Training and apprenticeships are offered locally in specific industries including waste management and hospitality and catering.

Volunteer Centre Dorset

Would you like to find interesting and enjoyable opportunities and use your skills by volunteering? The Centre helps voluntary and community organisations recruit and manage their volunteers across Dorset. They also help with training and development.

Young Dorset

Are you aged 16-24 and looking for learning and development opportunities to improve your life and employability skills? Young Dorset has lots of opportunities and activities to get you on track . There are volunteering and fundraising opportunities for older adults too.

Information last updated 03 April 2019

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.