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Jobs, careers and skills

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

Recom - Access IT for Jobseekers

With Recom, you can get free help and training with IT for jobseeking, held in 3 libraries within Solihull. Recom also offer general and tablet training, and have a scheme to get low cost computers for people with disabilities or on low incomes.

Solihull College and University Centre

Whether you are leaving school or an adult wanting to learn new skills, there are many opportunities for you at the College sites in Solihull and Chelmsley Wood. Theyoffer a variety of professional and vocational courses, serving over 10,000 full and part-time students living and working across the area.

Solihull SUSTAIN

Find out about local volunteering opportunities through this site. SUSTAIN also supports local community organisations and charities.


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 13 June 2017

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.┬áRegister 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.