Help & Support

In Telford and Wrekin we offer a range of support services to everyone looking for information, advice and guidance on finding a new job or training opportunity.

Ladder for Shropshire

The Ladder for Shropshire provides a one-stop-shop for information on Apprenticeships and Training Providers in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. We will help you find an appropriate training provider to suit your chosen career path.
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Learning for Wellbeing

This brand new programme offers a range of free courses designed to improve the wellbeing of adults with mild to moderate mental health conditions, this includes stress, anxiety and depression amongst others.
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Telford Community Learning Course Programme

All Community Learning Courses are now listed at, where you can search for specific courses, or just browse through everything on offer. You can also register your interest in particular courses so you will be invited to attend when they start.
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Financial support

Grants are available for young people in the UK aged between 16 and 26 towards the cost of vocational training or equipment that is essential for work.
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Telford Job Junctions

Drop in sessions for information, advice and guidance on local courses and training and employment support.
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Job Box Mentors

A free service designed to offer 1-2-1 support to unemployed people
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Education and Employment Advisory Support Team

Employment support for people with significant health needs or learning difficulties.
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National Careers Service

Offering free confidential and impartial advice to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.
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A free support service for 13 – 19 year old that provides impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and future planning.
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Start your own business

If you are considering starting your own business or would like to find out more then there is plenty of advice and support available to help you explore the options and get going.
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Turnaround   A free 12 week course for 16 – 25 year olds who are currently out of work or education.     

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Travel Support Options

Telford & Wrekin Council offers a range of support options in order to help you get to your training or work

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