If you’re struggling to find the right job, or need to develop your skills, advice and support is available. 

We offer a range of services and activities that can give you education, experience and skills to improve your prospects of finding suitable work that gets you more money in your pocket.

Step up

‘Step Up’ is a free new service providing advice to help residents find work, improve their skills or make a career change, or find opportunities to learn and develop.

The Step Up service offers dedicated support to people based on their own personal circumstances.

I’d like to look at adult education courses

There are lots of easily accessible courses available in centres close to you across the Wakefield district.

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I’d like to find a volunteering opportunity

Volunteering is a great way to help others in your community whilst gaining valuable experience. It can improve your career prospects and help you with new skills and learning.

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I’m aged 15-25 and would like to find an apprenticeship or job

We offer tailored support to young people between 15-25 years old to find training or employment including access to apprenticeships.

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I want to use a computer and access the internet at my local library

All our libraries have free Wi-Fi and we provide customers with two free hours of access to library computers.

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I’d like to view current vacancies with Wakefield Council

You can view and apply for jobs with Wakefield Council online.

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