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One Front Door

One Front Door  will support you to enhance your skills, abilities and knowledge. We can help you to move forward by providing information around training, traineeships, apprenticeships or employment. 

We will help you to: 

  • build a tailored action plan to achieve your goals
  • learn new, and update existing skills and experience
  • increase your knowledge of the job market and vacancies
  • get ‘work ready’ and support you to apply for jobs 
If you are looking for a training course to improve your skills, you can find many organisations in and around Bristol that offer these. A One Front Door career coach can help you find the right course. Speak to us by calling 0117 922 3440 or email us at onefrontdoor@bristol.gov.uk. You might also be interested in apprenticeships, jobs which also provide training. These are some of the latest updates from our partners. Please note, One Front Door does not run training courses. Details for training providers are on each course.

Employment support services in Bristol

if you’re not ready for training or want to discuss your options, there are many organisations that offer this support. Here are some of the latest updates from our partners.

Bristol Community Learning

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Bristol Community Learning set up courses for people with few or no qualifications, and for adults who are unemployed and experience multiple barriers to learning and work. They run a wide range of courses in venues across Bristol. Many of their courses are free for those on any form of benefit. Your One Front Door coach can help you find a course that’s right for you.

Visit the Community Learning Bristol website.

You can email the team at LCTinfo@bristol.gov.uk.

Apprenticeships

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An apprenticeship is a job which also includes training and study for the role. You earn while you learn! You will have an employer where you work, and a tutor or support worker attached to a college or learning provider to support your studies. You will complete regular assignments directly linked to your job role. You can find more information about apprenticeships with these organisations:  Information about apprenticeships at Bristol City Council  Construction and trade apprenticeships with On Site Bristol  Impartial advice for apprentices, parents & carers, and businesses with the  WTPN  All apprenticeship vacancies are listed on the government portal. Employers and training providers also advertise them. Check out our Jobs Board for any current apprenticeship vacancies. 

Online learning

 There is a range of free online learning options that you could use to learn for recreation, learn about job sectors or gain qualifications from organisations like Alison and OpenLearn. A One Front Door coach can help find the right option for you, speak to us by calling 0117 922 3440 or email us at onefrontdoor@bristol.gov.uk.

Other projects

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Inclusive Career Pathways

Supporting people in Bristol’s communities to access careers in Health & Social Care and Parks & Community Green Spaces. You can get support from the

Move In, Move On, Move Up

Move In, Move On, Move Up is for anyone with a history of rough sleeping or living in either temporary or unsettled accommodation. We provide

Bristol WORKS

Bristol WORKS helps employers to engage with local schools to deliver experiences of work. With your support, we can make a real difference to the

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Ways2Work

The Ways2Work network supports employment and training organisations to work together to fill skills shortages in Bristol and help residents into work. We work with

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Future Bright

You can get support from Future Bright if you are over 18 and in paid work (including zero hours and self-employed). Future Bright offers FREE

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WE WORK for Everyone

We Work for Everyone supports people with a learning difficulty or autism to find, secure and maintain paid employment, supported by a Navigator on a