We know that being made redundant, or facing the threat of redundancy, is never easy.
There are organisations below, both locally and nationally, with proven track records of supporting people to:
- Identify their transferable skills
- Establish which jobs and careers these would be suitable for
- Pursue training opportunities to upskill in their current profession
- Discover opportunities to acquire a new skillset and change career
- Explore self-employment opportunities
- Improve employability skills, such as CV writing, completing applications and interview technique
- But most importantly, get back into work
One-to-one support and advice to adults of all ages in Wolverhampton who are looking for employment or for opportunities to progress in their career, including free skills assessments.
Open to people of all ages, apprenticeships offer a great way to develop new skills while being paid - ideal for a first job or for somebody considering a change in career.
Use the National Careers Service course search to look for different types of learning opportunities including classroom, work based and online learning. All learning providers are contracted with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and include colleges, training providers and local councils.
Self-employment can be a great way to earn money doing something you love, in a way that fits in with your other commitments and lifestyle.
Discover where you can go in Wolverhampton and online to improve your digital skills for employment.
The West Midlands Combined Authority funds and provides a variety of online and in person courses to help you learn new skills and get on in work.
The Skills Toolkit offers you free courses to help you learn new skills or get a job, offered by a range of trusted providers such as Google and The Open University.
Discover what support services are available locally to help you if you’re out of work or struggling with any other issues.
Find information on improving and managing physical and mental health whether you’re in work or looking to get into employment, and ways to get more active.