Under 24 and looking for a job
If you are between 17 and 24 years old and looking for work or training, we can offer you careers advice and guidance.
We can help you improve your chances of finding the right job for you.
Looking for your next step
If you have recently finished your education and are not sure what your options are, the following links could help you find a new career path.
National Careers Service
National Careers Service can help you to choose from over 800 career types to find the right career for you
National Apprenticeship Service
National Apprenticeship Service offer a range of apprenticeship opportunities to get hands-on training and the chance to put your skills into practice.
Kickstart creates work placements for young people who are at risk of becoming unemployed long-term. Businesses can register to get Government help to support and train young unemployed people.
Love London Working
Love London Working support unemployed Barnet residents, single parents, those aged over 50, ex-offenders and care leavers to find work. The service provides guidance and support on:
- writing your CV
- interview preparation
- mental health
- searching for jobs
- finance and debt.
BOOST help unemployed residents across the whole borough to find work. Also provides housing support, benefit advice and local training opportunities.
Proud to Care
The Proud to Care Scheme is run in partnership with councils across London and offers training and a variety of positions in the care sector.
Talent Retention Scheme
The Talent Retention Scheme provides a portal where you can register your personal profile and CV and search for vacancies in the construction industry
Mayors Construction Academy
Mayors Construction Academy is a construction employment and skills initiative. Part of the Mayor’s Construction Academy Hub. Training is employer-led and gives:
- an introduction to the industry
- health and safety training
- Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) cards.
If you are looking at gaining new skills and qualifications, further education can help you:
- gain new skills
- gain new qualifications
- develop your interest in a subject
- help you find a perfect job match
Current opportunities in further education
Barnet and Southgate College
A wide range of courses are available at Barnet and Southgate College to help you learn a new subject and improve your career prospects.
Gain qualifications to support your academic and career interests at Middlesex University
Post-16 Directory of Vocational Education Prospectus
Post-16 Directory of Vocational Education Prospectus offers details of all the current vocational education courses in Barnet.