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Employment, Education, Training

Welcome to the Education, Employment and Training section of the Preparing for Adulthood website. 
Young people say that getting a good job and earning money are important to them. It helps to develop a career plan based on what interests you. This section will give you some ideas, options and pathway suggestions to begin this important stage in your life.
Read more by clicking the sections below.
The inspirational careers video on the right is embedded with kind permission from the National Deaf Children’s Society
Brent Works is a free service for young people aged 16+, providing job and apprenticeship opportunities for local people in a variety of occupations. 
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One week left to apply for Women into Construction's Brent Cross Town Programme!

Applications are open until 5th June. In collaboration with 12 major construction and engineering employers who are working in the Brent, Barnet and Camden Region
The programme aims to give candidates an insight into construction careers, an understanding of the type of jobs available and the confidence and skills to apply for them.    
We are looking for enthusiastic women, aged 19+, resident in Brent, Barnet or Camden, unemployed or economically inactive who are interested find out more about construction. Candidates should be able to commit to the 5-week full time training programme – support for travel and childcare whilst on programme will be provided by WIC.  
The programme includes: 
Monday 17 June until Friday 5 July: Construction related training, delivered by The Skills Centre Edgware at 158 Station Rd, Edgware, HA8 7AW 
o Introduction to construction Careers, including meet the employer sessions 
o Practical taster sessions in construction skills 
o Qualification in Level 1 Health and Safety and CSCS card 
o Building a winning CV and interview skills for construction   
Monday 8 July until Friday 19 July: Work placements at employer sites in and around The Brent Cross Development, Brent, Barnet and Camden roles include:   
o Site Management, Document Control & Administration, Mechanical & Electrical, Landscaping & Traffic Marshall. 
1-2-1 support, provided by WiC, including travel and childcare expenses whilst on placement 
• Support to apply for employment opportunities on offer with participating employers and other WiC members 
To find out more, register to attend our Information session on Thursday 6th June at The Skills Centre Edgware, 158 Station Rd, Edgware, HA8 7AW 

Register Here

If you have any questions on the programme, please contact


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Careers Advice & Job Search with Brent Connexions @ CNWL (Willesden)

Education, employment, apprenticeships and training opportunities

Careers Advice
  • 16 - 18, 19 - 24
  • 2nd Floor, College of North West London, Denzil Road (off Dudden Hill Lane)
    NW10 2XD

  • Open website

The College of North West London

The College of North West London’s Supported Learning team offers courses and educational.

College of North West London are offering courses for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities

They are currently delivering a Skills for Living Course (Pre-Entry Level)

The full time course based at the Willesden Campus will cover four areas of engagement and integration so this will be a key activity to develop one's communication skills

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Harrow College

Harrow College offers specialised and personalised study programmes at its Harrow Weald campus to improve independence and employability skills for students with learning difficulties or disabilities.

Careers Advice
  • Harrow Weald campus, Spring House Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, HA3 6RR

  • Open website

UCG Supported Internships

There are two supported internships in which Brent Council is a partner. One at Brent Civic Centre and another at Charing Cross Hospital, in Hammersmith. Our education partner is College of North West London (UCG). There are other supported internships in Harrow and adjacent boroughs.


Brent Works

Our working hours are: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.

The service is suitable for all residents aged 16 years old and over.


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