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Jobs, careers and skills

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

Connexions job pages

Useful advice and links for young people who are looking for work in the Dudley borough.

Dudley Adult Learning

Search for a local course to enhance your employability skills. There are a wide range of learning opportunities for you to choose from. Courses are held across the borough in neighbourhood learning centres, libraries, schools, colleges and other community venues during the day, evening or weekend.

Dudley’s Employability Team

Provide information and advice about learning and work. They can help you with job searching, writing CVs, completing job applications, interview skills and more. This website also has a list of all the work clubs in the Dudley borough, some of which are held in libraries.

Jobchange Dudley

A local non-profit organisation that helps with job searching, CV preparation, careers advice and more. Contact Jobchange for advice on benefits, housing, debt or employment law issues and to sign up for free courses.

The WHAT? centre

Local service for young people between the ages of 13 and 25, offering advice on employment and training opportunities. The centre also helps with issues around housing and homelessness, benefits, budgeting, debt and legal referrals.


This site provides an easy means of finding and applying for jobs within the public sector across the West Midlands. You can refine searches by location, salary band and job type.

Information last updated 23 August 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.