Information for Redundant Apprentices- Discover Youth Friendly Coventry

Find support, advice and information for apprentices who have been made redundant or feel at risk of redundancy. An information resource for Youth Friendly Coventry.

Worried about redundancy?

If you are an apprentice in Coventry and have been made redundant, or you believe you are at risk of redundancy, support is available. Your college or training provider will work with you to secure a new employer.

The WMCA is also working with ESFA, to understand the support available to apprentices whose learning has been disrupted. This information will be shared with young apprentices as soon as it’s finalised.

Some next steps for redundant apprentices…

Aged 16-29? Ambition Coventry can help.

If you are 16-29 then Ambition Coventry, run by the Coventry Job Shop, can help. You can discuss your options with a careers advisor and get support to help you back in to training including with their Adult Education service.

See the latest government advice

Check out the government’s advice for redundant apprentices to see what your best options are.

The government have launched the Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices and you can visit the website or call 0800 015 0400 to get free advice, find new opportunities, and access local and national support services offering financial, health and wellbeing, legal and careers advice.

Talk to a local careers advisor

If you are 16-18 you can discuss your options with a careers advisor accessible through the Black Country Careers Hub.

Visit www.blackcountryskillsfactory.co.uk or call 01384 471139

Find a new apprenticeship

All apprenticeships are advertised on GOV.UK’s Find An Apprenticeship website, where you can search for vacancies in your area.

See if your local college can help

Visit the websites for your local colleges in Coventry or the West Midlands. They often list apprenticeship opportunities – and sometimes they have other opportunities, too.

You can also visit Coventry College’s website to access information about their apprenticeship opportunities.

See how your local Jobcentre can help

Here’s a list of Jobcentres in Coventry. Which one is nearest to you?

If you are over 18, and have been made redundant, support is available through your local Jobcentre. They can offer you support – either online or with a one to one chat. Together you can explore new apprenticeship, training or employment opportunities.

Get free advice from the National Careers Service

Have you heard of the National Careers Service? They can support you with free advice and guidance. Visit their website for fresh ideas and advice.

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