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

College Courses on a light blue background
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-time or part-time basis.
Find a course near you, and also search the Skills Toolkit to find free online courses, tools and resources.
Apprenticeships on a light blue background
To find out more about apprenticeships and earning while you learn, who can help and where to look.
Higher Education
Find out more about going into Higher Education, including choosing where to go and what to study at study at College or University, and the financial support available.
Opportunities map on a light blue background
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.
National Careers Service on a light blue background
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.
Local advice and guidance
Local advice and guidance for young people based in Blackpool, Blackburn with Darwen and the rest of Lancashire
The Prince's Trust on a light blue background
The Prince's Trust offers young people a variety of different opportunities that can lead to jobs
IT skills for you on a light blue background.
It has never been more important to get the IT Skills needed for work. Lancashire's Digital Skills Partnership can help with free training.
Start your own business on a light blue background
Are you based in Lancashire and planning to start your own business? Get free support to help your new business succeed.
Escalate on a light blue background
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.
Job help from Job Centre Plus on a light blue background.
Job Help from Job Centre Plus has information about jobs to apply for right now, and has hints and tips on applying for jobs.

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