Finding Work

  • How we can help you find work

    First College is committed to reducing unemployment and successfully moving people into work. We do this through a number of employment schemes, including: Traineeships Traineeships give you real work experience with a relevant employer, whilst learning in college to work towards employment or an Apprenticeship. Apprenticeships Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work for a real employer,…

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  • Apprenticeship Vacancies

    Apprenticeships offer you the chance to earn and learn at the same time by undertaking a relevant vocational qualification whilst working and getting paid, giving you a fantastic head start in your career.  Apprenticeships are available to all ages, however is only funded for 16-24 year olds. First College work very closely with local employers…

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  • Advantage You

    The job market is tough and to succeed you need all the advantages you can get. Advantage You aims to unlock your potential and achieve your goals. We will help you to gain the competitive edge… the programme consists of a series of weekly workshops designed to help you with practical skills such as creating…

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  • Work Programme

    Unemployment is rising, yet the ability for employers to find the right candidates to fill their vacancies can be very difficult and time consuming, especially for small businesses. To address this problem, the government has launched a major initiative called Work Programme to help people who are unemployed get back into sustainable work. First College…

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