Information for Redundant Apprentices- Discover Youth Friendly Warwickshire

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

Worried about redundancy?

If you are an apprentice in Warwickshire 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 government have launched the Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices and you can access information online by visiting: https://engage.apprenticeships.gov.uk/redundancy-apprentice or by calling 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.

There is also guidance available to you by accessing these Gov.uk pages.

Some next steps for redundant apprentices…

Get support and advice

Prospects

If you are 16-18 you can discuss your options with a careers advisor accessible through prospects. Visit the website to find out more.

Find a new apprenticeship

You can visit North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College’s website to access information about their apprenticeship opportunities.

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

You will be able to access the websites of local Colleges and Training Providers where vacancies are often advertised. Getting in touch with Apprenticeship providers, even if they don’t currently have a vacancy you want, may increase your chances of continuing your apprenticeship elsewhere. This is all linked with the ‘matching service’.

See if your local college can help

You can visit your local college website to access information about their apprenticeship opportunities or to explore alternative options.Find your local college by visiting: https://www.collegeswestmidlands.org.uk/

Is there help to find a job locally?

If you are 16-18 you can discuss your options with a careers advisor accessible through Prospects. Visit the website here.

You can visit North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College’s website to access information about their apprenticeship opportunities:

By visiting this link you will be able to access the websites of local Colleges and Training Providers where vacancies are often advertised. Getting in touch with Apprenticeship providers, even if they don’t currently have a vacancy you want, may increase your chances of continuing your apprenticeship elsewhere. Which is all linked with the ‘matching service’.

See how your local Jobcentre can help

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

If you are over 18 and have been made redundant, support is available through your local job centre who will be able to offer one to one and online support to help you explore new apprenticeship, training or employment opportunities. To find your local job centre, you can visit: https://www.gov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plus

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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