If you are considering becoming an apprentice to help you gain experience and a qualification whilst you are working, the national apprenticeship service can help you:
Volunteering and Work Experience
Volunteering can be an excellent way to build confidence and gain valuable skills that can be transferred into the workplace. If you would be interested in becoming a volunteer for Ashfield or Mansfield District Councils:
Starting Your Own Business
Working for yourself can be rewarding and with the right combination of accessing advice and support to develop entrepreneurial skills, along with careful planning and consideration your business ambitions could become a reality:
NBV Enterprise Solutions D2N2 Growth Hub
Meeting Your Needs
The New Enterprise Programme network provides an opportunity for new and pre-start businesses with a chance to share ideas, make new contacts and seek opportunities for doing business. The programme of seminars, workshops and business mentoring provides information and support on a wide range of current opportunities and challenges facing new businesses.
New Enterprise Programme
Graduates and undergraduates
If you are a recent graduate or current undergraduate and are interested in the chance to gain experience through a valuable, relevant paid placement as well as a great insight into the work of local government:
Focussed on supporting the skills of those already in employment, the ‘Skills Local’ programme is a single point of contact for employers which can provide training for lower skilled workers, incentives to support higher skills training including apprenticeships and graduate placements and offer support for those at risk of redundancy:
Focussed on employers wishing to recruit young people aged 16 to 24 into their workforce, Step Forward supports employers wishing to provide jobs and training opportunities for young people including Apprenticeships.