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.
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!
Step into Work: Care Industry - Tuesday 25th April 2023 - East Walk Centre, Harlow, CM20 1JH.
This is a Sector Based Work Academy for people considering working in the Care Industry. This course is being run in partnership with Princess Alexandra Hospital. Generally this provision is for 19+, but please call our team direct to discuss this opportunity further 0800 707 6384.
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.
CV Workshop Thursday 30th March 2023 - East Walk Centre, Harlow, CM20 1JH.
Free tea, coffee and biscuits available.
Attendees must bring a basic draft of a CV with dates of employment and education prepared already.
Contact: 01279 868173 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 - next open event: 28 March
- Cambridge Regional College - next open event: 27 April
- Hertford Regional College - next open event: 4 May
- Capel Manor - next open event: 27 April
- New City College - next open event: 9-11 May
- Chelmsford College - next open event: 19 June
- Barking and Dagenham College - next open event: 22 April
- CONEL - offer weekly open events
Apprenticeships of the Week
|Optical Assistant Apprenticeship||Specsavers||Harlow||Level 3||£10,004.80 per annum|
|Finance Apprentice||New Era Fuels Ltd||Harlow||Level 2||£16,640 per annum|
|Community Sports Coaching Apprenticeship||Changing Lives Community Services||Harlow||Level 2||£8,237 per annum|
|Trainee Youth Support Worker Apprentice||Essex County Council||Harlow||Level 3||£19,631 per annum|
|Business Administration Apprenticeship||Ready Care Services Limited||Harlow||Level 3||£10,582 per annum|
|Hairdressing Apprenticeship||HOB Salon Ltd||Epping||Level 2||£10,004.80 per annum|
|Optical Assistant Apprenticeship||Specsavers||Epping||Level 3||£14,560 per annum|
|Hair Professional Apprentice||Hair 207 Limited||Chigwell||Level 2||£9,152 per annum|
|Beauty Apprenticeship||The Retreat Beauty & Holistic Therapy Ltd||Waltham Cross||Level 2||£7,503.60 per annum|
|Apprentice Wealth Management Administrator||Walden Capital Limited||Saffron Walden||Level 3||£18,000 per annum|
|Optical Assistant Apprenticeship||Specsavers||Saffron Walden||Level 3||£12,480 per annum|
|Apprentice Parts Advisor||Steven Eagell Toyota||Bishop Stortford||Level 2||£10,982.40 per annum|
|Carpentry Apprenticeship||P.G.M. Carpentry Contractors Ltd||Great Dunmow||Level 2||£11,440 per annum|
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 27/03/23. Next update due 11/04/23.