We understand that meeting new people, starting a training course or going for a job interview can be daunting. That is why the Community College offers a range of activities to help you build your confidence, and at a pace that is right for you.
Whether you want to be a bricklayer or a teacher, a nurse or an engineer, the Community College will do everything it can to match you to the right training course. Most importantly, we will work with you to identify and grow the skills you already have.
Getting a job is easier when you have experience. That is why the Community College has joined-up with local employers to offer you a range of work placement opportunities. We can also advise you on starting up your own business or charity.
Routes to Work has been designed to help local people return to work as quickly as possible. They offer one to one advice and coaching aimed at giving them the boost to need to get back on track.
Who they help:
-Aged 19 or over.
-Unemployed (even if you’re only just out of work).
-Lives in the Norwich, Great Yarmouth or Waveney areas.
-Has the legal right to work in the UK.
-Is looking for a helping hand to get back into work quickly
What do they offer:
-One to one coaching and mentoring to look at how and where to find work.
-Support and advice on job searching, CVs and application forms.
-Guidance and training on areas such as interview skills.
Routes to Work is run by the followings local organisations:
ACE – Access Community Enterprises
Access Community Trust
DIAL Great Yarmouth
East Coast College
Skills Connect is an ESF funded Youth Pledge project lead by East Coast College who are working in partnership with Norfolk County Council to deliver support to 16-24 year olds in Norfolk and Suffolk who are looking to move into education, training or employment.
Our young people advice workers are on hand to support with all issues that young people feel are restricting them from moving forward and find ways to break down barriers.
By working directly with employers this project offers a streamlined transition into the world of work for young people across Norfolk and Suffolk
Who they help:
-1 to 1 support for individuals aged 16-24 across Norfolk and Suffolk who are currently not in employment, education or training (NEET).
Looking for work but need a refreshing environment to focus? Linda Barfield will be hosting weekly job clubs at the Steam House Café in Kings Lynn High Street to help those who need CV building, basic IT support and job searching assistance every Tuesday between 11am and 2:30pm. Come along for some hot drinks and a few hours of friendly... read more
On Wednesday the 17th November 2021, Norfolk Community College attended The Jobs Fair event at Great Yarmouth Town Hall to promote assistance to those who are seeking new employment. This event ran from 10am until 1pm and received amazing responses from the community in attendance and feedback. Tasty treats were offered to the attendees as we got to know each... read more
If you are aged over 50 and looking for help to get back into employment then we have a brand new project just for you. Email us to find out more at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will contact you or you can simply call us!