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).
Access Community Trust and the Norfolk Community College project have teamed up to launch a new employment support project for adults aged 25 years or over and living within the West Norfolk Region. Funded by The European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund, Access Community Trust’s new Pre Employment project has been developed to begin at a time... read more
An exciting opportunity has arisen at DIAL Great Yarmouth for a Specialist Support Worker to join the Norfolk Community College project. The Norfolk Community College Project is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund to help unemployed adults in Norfolk back into training and employment. This programme... read more
Norfolk Community College Project Reaches Milestones The Norfolk Community College project has hit a major milestone, having supported more than 150 people in Norfolk to get back into employment. Since 2017 The Norfolk Community project has assisted over 1,000 people in Norfolk who’ve experienced periods of unemployment to learn new skills, get back into work and find a career... read more