Careers and Training
14 to 19 education, employment, and skills
The government has raised the age for all young people in England to stay in education or training until they turn 18. Young people will need to choose one of the following options after they turn 16:
- full-time education – school, college or home education
- an apprenticeship
- part-time education or training if they’re employed, self-employed or volunteering full-time (defined as 20 hours or more a week)
Locally, further information can be obtained from the Quad on 020 8770 5754.
London Borough of Sutton Careers and Supported Internships
For current vacancies at Sutton Council, please visit the Council website Jobs and careers page here.
The London Borough of Sutton is working with partners support the delivery supported internships. The project includes setting up a supported internship forum which will be managed and run by local education providers, local authority services and local employers to identify local opportunities and overcome the local barriers to create a supported internship programme. The project also includes dedicated resource to provide job coach training to increase the pool of expert job coaches available and to support young people with SEND on work placements.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Specialist Services page here.
Volunteering is a great way to gain vital work experience and develop the skills and behaviours employers are looking for. It also helps build confidence and increases your network of support whilst making a difference to the people and the environment around you.
Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance
Thinking about your future? Not sure what you want job you want? The links below can help you navigate through different career pathways and plot a route to help you get the job you want.