Support for Young People

Youth Employment Hub

The Youth Employment Hub is a service for people aged 15 - 24 who are not in education, employment or training.

We can help you find jobs, apprenticeships and courses.

The Youth Employment Hub is based at:

2 Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HL

For more information and to sign up, click the link below.

Sign up with the Youth Employment Hub
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Connexions Leicester City

Connexions is an impartial careers service for young people in Leicester aged 16-19 (up to 25 for young people who have had an EHCP) providing information, advice and guidance on education, employment and training. Support will be delivered face to face in your local community venue or virtually.

If you live in Leicester city and you’re not currently in education, training or employment, Connexions’ qualified advisers can help you make the right decisions about:

COURSES: Identify the right course for you; where to study; when and how to apply.

APPRENTICESHIPS: Information on apprenticeships; where to look for vacancies; how to apply; find out about recruitment events; useful websites.

JOBS: Support with job search and applications; create a CV; help to prepare for interviews and assessments.

Call 0116 454 1770 or email to book an appointment with an adviser.


We really value your feedback as it helps shape and improve our service.

Click the link below to give your feedback on our service.

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

‘My Connexions adviser helped me with my options after Year 11 and my future plans. I appreciated the help’

Applying for post-16 education

PS16 is an online prospectus and application system for young people to apply to school sixth forms, colleges and training providers. If you are in a Leicester City school your school will support you with this.

For support, please contact Connexions Leicester City on 0116 4541770 or email

If you are not registered at a Leicester City school but would like to apply to Leicester City Post 16 provision, you can click the link below. 

visit the ps16 website
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Additional support

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Start careers site

Start is a great resource to help you identify the right career for you and to provide you with information on what you'll need to do to achieve your choice.

It's aimed at 11 - 18 year olds but useful for all ages.

Visit the Start website
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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.

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Support for people who have additional needs and/or a disability

View vacancies with employers who have indicated that they are open to recruiting individuals who have additional needs and/or a disability. Click the link below to find out more.

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Transport solutions

Increase your employment options with this selection of transport solutions.

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Support for Ex offenders

If you are an ex offender we can help you.

Click the link below to find out about inclusive employers, top tips, pre employment support services, case studies and more.

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Better Off Leicester

BetterOff will show you the benefits you are entitled to and will help you to apply for them online. BetterOff also provides information on how to find and apply for jobs.

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Leicester Tigers Dynamite Programme

The Dynamite programme offers Key Stage 4 students, who are or have been in mainstream education, the chance to gain sports-based qualifications here at Welford Road. We offer a unique service based in the heart of the stadium, in our specially constructed Tigers Education Centre.

Click the link below to find out more.

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