Information for Redundant Apprentices- Discover Youth Friendly Wolverhampton

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

Worried about redundancy?

If you are an apprentice in Wolverhampton 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…

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 Wolverhampton or the West Midlands. They often list apprenticeship opportunities – and sometimes they have other opportunities, too.

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

See how your local Jobcentre can help

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

If you are over 18, and have been made redundant, support is available through your local Jobcenter. 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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