Whether you are looking for a first job, thinking about your next one, or just wanting to refresh your skills for what you do now, there is a programme available to help you. 

All experience of working, however short, offers the opportunity to develop the transferable skills that all employers need like teamwork, organisation, communication, alongside add to the specialist skills you learn about a job or role. 

For every individual looking for a job in particular, there are funded programmes offering job experience and training.  

But being at work or working is not the only place that you gain this valuable expertise. The knowledge, skills and experience that you develop from hobbies, recreational activities and home life, whatever your age, also contribute to your transferable skills and are an important part of your CV 

And where you have gaps or interest in learning more to increase your confidence and competence there are training programmes and wider opportunities that can help: