West Essex Opportunities
Please contact your adviser Peter O'Loughlin or our team on 0800 707 6384 if you are not in education, employment or training and need support with referrals.
1:1 Drop-In Sessions
If you would like to drop-in for a careers chat the next session is: TBC
TBC June 2023
At: Hare Street Youth Centre, Harberts Road, Harlow, CM19 4AY.
Stansted Airport Academy
Exploring the Aviation Industry Course
You may wish to boost the chances of employment at Stansted Airport by attending their 10 day NCFE Level 1 in Exploring the Aviation Industry course. This pre-employment programme provides an insight into the aviation industry and aims to develop your knowledge of airline operations and aviation operations on the ground. The course will be delivered by virtual Classroom and face to face at the Academy. Course start dates:
- Monday 12th June 2023
- Monday 3rd July 2023
New Website - A one stop shop for careers and jobs at Stansted Airport
Their new website showcases the work they do at the academy, highlighting a number of important topics such as our courses, careers, reduced travel and now a vacancies page!
Bright Futures / Harlow College
CSCS Construction Course: 9 Day CSCS Opportunity commencing 9:30am on Tuesday 6 June 2023. This course is a SWAP (Sector-based Work Academy).
They sometimes accept direct referrals of 16-18 year olds in small numbers but you will need to contact Pete O’Loughlin on 0800 707 6384 for a direct referral.
Hairdressing and Barbering L2 Study Programme - Loughton.
This is a part-time course that will be taught one day a week in the academy, and one day a week at home. It will include practical hairdressing units, as well as employability skills. There are no minimum grades or previous experience required. Immediate start!
Care and Construction Academies
Through the Academies learners can receive careers planning and guidance support, Health and Social Care or Construction specific training, opportunities to gain work experience, on the job training and wellbeing support to help learners overcome any barriers that prevent them from training and/or gaining employment.
Contact: Care Academy email@example.com / Construction Academy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Apprenticeship Hub (Essex County Council)
This is a new service which is available to 16-25 year olds living in Harlow (but currently not elsewhere in West Essex). They can offer a bit more support in matching young people with employers that want to recruit young people locally. If it feels like you don’t know where to start or have applied for Apprenticeships in the past but think you need help with your CV or preparing for an interview our Advisers can help.
Contact: 0333 032 2591 or email email@example.com
Free Career mentoring for Harlow residents 18+.
Users can find mentors to support them with CV writing, interview preparation, sector insights and settling into a new role. The platform will provide guidance and templates for engaging with one of their 100+ mentors, meaning no experience is necessary.
If you are thinking about further education or an apprenticeship, then I recommend that you attend some of the upcoming open events and apply now to avoid disappointment with late applications. Please see links below to local colleges:
- Harlow College
- Cambridge Regional College - next open event: 4 July
- Hertford Regional College - next open event: 29 Jun
- Capel Manor - next open event: 24 June
- New City College
- Chelmsford College - next open event: 19 June
- Barking and Dagenham College - next open event: 8 June
- CONEL - offer weekly open events
Apprenticeships of the Week
|Materials Testing Technician Apprentice||Aggregate Industries UK Limited||Harlow||Level 3||£18,500 per annum||Closing: 1 Jul 2023|
|Engineering Electrical/Mechanical Fitter Engineer Apprentice||Powerserve UK Limited||Harlow||Level 3||£9,646 per annum||Closing 25 Jun 2023|
|Accounts and Office Assistant Apprentice||BG Bookeeping Limited||Harlow||Level 3||£9,609.60 per annum||Closing: 2 Jul 2023|
|Hairdressing Apprenticeship||Stewart James Hair||Harlow||Level 2||£10,982.40 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Engineering Technician Apprenticeship||Electro-Detectors Ltd||Harlow||Level 3||£12,506 per annum||Closing: 18 Jun 2023|
|Early Years Apprenticeship||Busy Bees||Harlow||Level 3||£11,830 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Volvo Trucks Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship||Volvo Group UK Limited||Harlow||Level 3||£13,416 per annum||Closing: 18 June 2023|
|Junior Administrator Apprentice||1st Line defence Ltd||Harlow||Level 3||£9,609.60 per annum||Closing: 26 Jun 2023|
|Chef Apprenticeship||Miller and Carter||Harlow||Level 2||£224.70 - £312.60 per week||Closing; 13 Jun 2023|
|Sports Coach Apprenticeship||Premier Schools||Harlow||Level 4||£10,234 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Travel Consultant Apprentice||Your Perfect Travel Limited||Sawbridgeworth||Level 3||£12,000 per annum||Closing: 23 Jun 2023|
|Bar and Waiting Apprenticeship||Fish and Eels||Hoddesdon||Level 2||£11,684 per annum||Closing: 15 Jun 2023|
|Business Administrator Apprenticeship||Qualis Management Ltd||Epping||Level 2||£13,500 per annum||Closing: 31 Jul 2023|
|Dental Nurse Apprentice||Hawthorn Dental Practice Ltd||Epping||Level 3||£10,982.40 per annum||Closing: 29 Jun 2023|
|Early Years Practitioner Apprentice||Beechoak Farm Montessori Pre School Ltd||Epping||Level 2||£13,561.60 per annum||Closing: 15 Jun 2023|
|Business Administration Apprentice||Protech Site Services Ltd||Epping||Level 3||£9,609.60 per annum||Closing: 7 Jul 2023|
|Store Administration Apprentice||Camfaud Concrete Pumps Ltd||Epping||Level 3||£18,000 per annum||Closing: 16 Jun 2023|
|Hairdressing Apprenticeship||HOB Salon Ltd||Epping||Level 2||£10,982.40 per annum||Closing 27 Jun 2023|
|Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship||Scribbles Day Nursery||Epping||Level 2||£8,2363.80 to £16,255.20 per annum||Closing: 21 Jun 2023|
|Electrical Installation Apprenticeship||London Stansted Airport||Stansted||TBC||£18,000 per annum||Closing: 18 June 2023|
|Engineering Technician Apprentice - Mechatronics Maintenance||London Stansted Airport||Stansted||TBC||£18,000 per annum||Closing: 18 June 2023|
|Apprentice Mechanic||London Stansted Airport||Stansted||TBC||£18,000 per annum||Closing: 18 June 2023|
|Recruitment Resourcer Apprentice||The Placement Group (UK) Limited||Waltham Abbey||Level 2||£13,500 per annum||Closing: 5 Jul 2023|
|Administration Apprentice||PG Greenway Limited||Waltham Abbey||Level 3||£10,982.40 per annum||Closing: 23 Jun 2023|
|Ford Customer Services Advisor Apprentice||Gates of Waltham Cross||Waltham Cross||Level 2||£11,000 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Chef Apprenticeship||Toby Carvery||Buckhurst Hill||Level 2||£11,684 per annum||Closing: 17 Jun 2023|
|Carpenter Apprentice||Qualis management Ltd||Loughton||Level 2||£13,500 per annum||Closing; 31 Jul 2023|
|Accounts Assistant Apprentice||Aerzen Machines Ltd||Loughton||Level 3||£18,000 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Optical Assistant Apprenticeship||Specsavers||Loughton||Level 3||£10,433.28 per annum||Closing: 15 June 2023|
|Apprentice Communication Technician||Force 36 Ltd||Saffron Walden||Level 3||£10,982.40 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Optical Assistant Apprentice||Specsavers||Saffron Walden||Level 3||£12,480 per annum||Closing: 12 Jun 2023|
|Apprentice Account Handler||Ardonagh Advisory Holdings Limited||Saffron Walden||Level 3||£20,000 per annum||Closing: 30 Jun 2023|
|Apprentice Recruitment Resourcer/Consultant||Saffron Vantage Ltd||Saffron Walden||Level 2||£10,725 per annum||Closing: 23 Jun 2023|
|Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship||1Life - Lord Butler Fitness and Leisure||Saffron Walden||Level 2||£13.304 per annum||Closing: 19 June 2023|
|Sports Coach Apprentice||Owen Paynter||Saffron Walden||Level 3||£8,237 per annum||Closing: 2 Aug 2023|
|Apprentice Design / Project Engineer||J&J Designs Ltd||Little Walden||Level 3||£12,000 per annum||Closing: 01 Aug 2023|
Please see our apprenticeships page for information and resources to support you in your search.
Jobs and Volunteering
Please see our jobs and volunteering page for resources to support you in your search.
* Opportunities on this page were last updated on 05/06/23. Next update due 12/06/23.