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LLEP World of Work

The LLEP World of Work is a flexible and interactive multi-use programme for students. It is packed full of local information about the world of work in Leicester and Leicestershire.

It includes short videos led by local industry experts and supported by a local students for each of Leicester and Leicestershire’s key industries.

Click the link below to find out more.

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Back on Track, every Tuesday on Instagram

Have your career plans been affected by the pandemic? Do you need help to get back on track and start making plans going forward to find work, training or education?

Connexions are running weekly Instagram Live sessions, featuring help and advice as well as chance to ask any questions. Topics include: CV writing, How to get job ready, How the jobs market is changing and what this means for young people, Interview preparation and Apprenticeships.

Follow us on Instagram @leicesterhub and join us on Tuesdays at 2pm for our broadcasts.

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Opportunities Bulletin

Read the latest Connexions Opportunities Bulletin, featuring:

  • Jobs
  • Training provider updates
  • College updates
  • Useful links and information

Access it by clicking the link below.

Work together, Get ahead & Unlock your future

If you are a young person who is not in education, employment or training, or you are in year 11, 12 or 13 and unsure what you will be doing from September, you can get support from Connexions.

Contact us:

connexions@leicester.gov.uk 

0116 454 1770

text: 07422 128 278

or use the contact form below

Young people who use the 16+ Service can speak to their personal adviser by contacting them on their work mobile directly. If unable to make contact, or in an emergency, call 0116 454 1004.

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"The Connexions adviser gave me very good advice and helped me make decisions that could be life changing."

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Connexions is a careers service for young people

The service is for 16 to 19s (up to 25 for young people with learning difficulties or disabilities), living in Leicester city.

We can offer you advice and guidance on finding a job, training course or an apprenticeship in Leicester.

Use the form below to get an appointment.

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My Choices Leicester - Introduction to Apprenticeships

Here's a video explaining what apprenticeships are, what different levels of Apprenticeships are available and where to look for apprenticeship vacancies.

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Courses

We can help you find the right one for you, whether at sixth form, college or with other training providers, if you’ve left school, you could start straight away

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Jobs Notice Board

View our pick of local job and apprenticeship vacancies

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How Connexions supports young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and their families

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#TheRealDeal

Find out what the real deal is with apprenticeships. Local apprentices and employers bust some myths.

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National Careers Service Webchat

Parents and young people, are you looking for free online careers advice and support?

You can use the National Careers Service Webchat between 8am - 10pm every day.

For more information click the link below.

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£1000 bursary for care leavers

Young care leavers starting an apprenticeship receive a one-off bursary of £1,000.

To find out more click the link below.

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icould is a website which helps draw links between school subjects and jobs.

icould uses the power of personal stories to inform and inspire young people’s career choices.

Find out more by clicking the link below.

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"Connexions has never stopped believing in me. If it wasn't for Connexions I wouldn't be where I am today."

What to do once you have your GCSE results

Amel from #ConnexionsLeicester speaks on Takeover Radio, explaining the options you have once you have your GCSE results.

What to do once you have your A level results

Steven from #ConnexionsLeicester speaks on Takeover Radio, explaining the options you have once you have your A Level results.

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