Website launched to help kickstart careers in Northumberland

A new website has been launched to help those in Northumberland looking to learn, discover and grow their careers.   
The new Northumberland Skills website aims to help those aged 16 to 18, 19 plus and those looking at apprenticeships.   
Delivering on behalf of Northumberland County Council, Northumberland Skills (formerly the Learning & Skills service) offers full and part-time courses giving everyone a chance to kick-start their future career.   
Councillor Guy Renner-Thompson, Cabinet Member with responsibility for Children’s Services, said: “Every resident in Northumberland should have the opportunity to access learning that will help them develop themselves, their professional abilities and gain the confidence to get into a career they enjoy.   
“Northumberland Skills offers our residents just that through a range of courses, so whether you have just left school or are looking to embark on a new career, I encourage you to take a look at the new website and get in touch with the team.”   
Take the journey through the website to find a course you are interested in. Whether you are interested in business, management, arts, catering, construction, engineering, education, gardening or health and beauty, there is something for everyone.   
Courses are available across nine locations in the county, ensuring learners do not have to travel far to access their learning.   
If face-to-face learning isn’t right for you right now Northumberland Skills blended approach offers a range of online courses for you to learn from wherever you are.  
Cath McEvoy-Carr, Executive Director for Adult Social Care and Children’s Services, said: “We are extremely proud of the offer that Northumberland Skills brings to our residents.   
“Our dedicated team of lecturers have made available courses at a range of entry points to ensure that the level of study is best suited to the learner's abilities and career aspirations, and great thought has been given to course locations ensuring everyone can access them in one way or another.”   
Get advice from our dedicated Northumberland Skills team who are on hand to ensure you are heading in the right direction and to support you to realise your potential.  
With hands-on and digital learning our courses have been designed to keep you safe as you gain essential skills to stand out in life and work.  
Studying a full or part-time course with Northumberland Skills means you will gain more than just a qualification. You'll adopt skills for life and work, as well as the confidence to succeed in your next steps.    
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