Employment support and training

Find organisations in Essex to help and support you find work, build your confidence and improve your skills

There are many organisations in Essex that offer help and support to find work, build confidence and improve skills.

Developing new skills

Learn new digital and numeracy skills at your own pace with a free online course using the Department for Education (DfE) Skills Toolkit. Pick from a range of digital topics and skill levels, available from introductory to advanced.

Explore free online courses

Improve your math skills with free math courses from Multiply. Courses range from bitesize sessions to formal qualifications. They can help to enhance your CV and help you to feel more confident at work.

People with a disability or health condition

See living with a disability or health condition for information and advice about getting back to work and education.

Disabled Young people

Find support for young disabled people on the Essex Local Offer website

Older people

Age UK offers information and advice on work and learning.

ACL Essex offers a range of evening and day time courses for adults, including apprenticeships and professional qualifications.

Drop in sessions for job seekers

Get free support with job hunting and CV writing at Essex Libraries work clubs.