Jobs and apprenticeships

Employment support and training

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


Essex Teacher Training has information about how to become a qualified teacher. They provide initial teacher training in the eastern region and offer high quality school-based training routes in primary, secondary and special schools.

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.

Young people

Our Employability and Skills Team supports unemployed people aged 16 to 18.

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.

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