Celebrating 5 years of Employment and Enterprise Support

We have lots of different programmes to support and help local people get into work or training.

Useful Links:

Manchester Enterprise Academy – One of a new generation of secondary schools that offer a more flexible curriculum, allowing thousands of students to go on vocational courses or gain practical work experience so they can be better equipped for the world of work.

Manchester Adult Education Services –  have a course that’s right for you whatever your educational background, age or interests.

The Manchester College – Offers you the learning experience you are looking for.

Career Connect - Manchester – If you are aged 13-19 they can offer you all the information you need to make the decisions and choices in your life. Careers, work, money, health advice and much more.

Student Jobs – The one-stop student job shop for holiday and part-time jobs.

JobCentrePlus – Provides help and support for those looking for work. Part of the Department for Work and Pensions. Includes jobs at Manchester Airport. If you would prefer to visit, Manchester Airport has it’s very own Job Centre Plus at Ground Floor, Commonwealth House, Chicago Avenue. 0161 912 8300.

LearnDirect – Allows you to learn what you want, where you want and at a pace that suits you.

AimHigher – Offers information on how to start a higher education course at U.K. universities and colleges of further education.

UCAS – Universities and Colleges Admissions Service process applications for entry to higher education.

Apprenticeships from the Learning and Skills Council – Gives details how apprentices can earn while they learn.

CITB Construction Skills – Helps to provide a fully trained and skilled workforce. Includes information on apprenticeships.

Money Advice Service – a not for profit government organisation created solely to help people with their finances.

Advice, skills and volunteering

Looking for advice on problem debt or maybe a new volunteering opportunity to improve your skills?  Here are links to some of the most useful things on offer in Wythenshawe.

  • Money Matters – Advice on debt, managing money, household bills, banking and saving
  • Welfare Reform  - Information about the benefit changes, including bedroom tax, universal credit and benefit calculators
  • Get Online – Free IT courses and cheap computers or laptops with free on going support
  • Real Food – Interactive workshops to learn how to grow, cook and eat your own food
  • Real Neighbours – Volunteering opportunities in the Wythenshawe area
  • National Careers Service – Advice and guidance, CV builder, skills check, job details
  • Indeed  - Job search engine filtering opportunities from thousands of web sites
  • CV Library - Job search engine and CV matching jobs board
  • Universal Job Match  - Department for Work and Pensions job search service

Not what you are looking for? Please contact the team on 0161 946 9153 or email realopportunities@wchg.org.uk.