Young people (16-24 year-olds)

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Information that can help

The web links below give you information about support available and organisations that can provide support if you are between 16 and 24 years old

If you need to talk about careers choices or brush up on your CV and interview skills then NCS are there to help. Their career tools can help you with your choices on careers, training and work.
See what's happening near you. For information about short courses to help get a job or go into further training, click on the places near you on the green map.
To find out more about apprenticeships and earning while you learn, who can help and where to look.
Find out how to contact your local college here, they offer a wide range of exciting education and training opportunities that you can study on a full- or part-time basis.
Are you based in Lancashire and planning to start your own business? Get free support to help your new business succeed.
Job Help from Job Centre Plus has information about jobs to apply for right now, and has hints and tips on applying for jobs.
For careers, learning and work information near you in Blackpool, check out Start in Blackpool here:
For careers, learning and work information, advice and support in Lancashire, with online of phone chat available, visit Talkzone:
Escalate is an on line tool to help you get started on your journey into work. Answer a few simple questions and it will search through a database of over 100 projects to find the support local to you, that meets your needs.
It has never been more important to get the IT Skills needed for work. Lancashire's Digital Skills Partnership can help with free training.
The Prince's Trust offers young people a variety of different opportunities that can lead to jobs
For careers, learning and work information, advice and support near you in Blackburn with Darwen, with online or phone chat available, look at New Directions, here:

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