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Training for work

If you would prefer not to study full-time but to earn and learn then think about work-based learning. This gives you the chance to gain a qualification while working.

  • Apprenticeships
  • Day release
  • Entry to employment (e2e) or Foundation Learning
  • Training providers


The Apprenticeship Vacancy Matching Service now hosts local, regional and national apprenticeship opportunities.

Find out more about Apprenticeships and what is available locally.

Foundation Learning

If you do not feel ready to move into further full-time study, work-based learning or a job with training, Foundation Learning may be the best option for you. It gives you the chance to gain basic and key skills and can prepare you for an Apprenticeship, employment or further learning opportunities.

Links to Foundation Learning providers in and around Portsmouth are listed below:

Visit your local Connexions centre to get more details or talk through your options.

Training Providers

Local training providers offering apprenticeship or skills training, in and around Portsmouth are:

Day release

Some employers offer the opportunity to study one day a week at college to get a qualification relevant to the job. If you are working and are interested in day release, ask your employer if they would consider this option.

New Deal for Young People

This scheme is for 18-24 year olds on Jobseekers Allowance. It gives the help and support needed to look for work, including training and job preparation. For more details, visit your local Jobcentre Plus or check out the website.

Page updated: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 3:10 PM

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