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Unemployed and looking for your next steps?

We are now recruiting for our next round of Plan B programmes. If you are 16-24 years old and need help getting into a job or training, then this is the ideal course for you.

A mixture of class based, outdoor activities and work experience, this is a great free opportunity.

We even support your travel arrangements.


Clacton: 25 January to 31st March 2017
Harlow: 6 February to 12th April 2017
Maldon: 31 January to 7 April 2017
Brentwood: 13 February to 21 April 2017
Basildon: 20 February to 28 April 2017

Find out more about Plan B.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award Presentation

On Friday 13th January, 83 young people who completed their Gold Award will attend a presentation at Chelmsford cathedral. These will be from our Open Award Centres and various schools across the County.

The evening will celebrate the individual achievements and commitment to all those that successfully gained the Award.

Find out how to start your own Duke of Edinburgh journey.