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Welcome to the Youth Hub

Our Youth Hub is here to help you

 

Are you one of this year’s school, college or university leavers, wondering what your next move should be?

 

Whatever your circumstances, we can offer you free and impartial advice on:

  • returning to education

  • finding a job or an apprenticeship

  • starting your own business

  • or simply finding out where you want to start.

We put you at the heart of this journey. This is because there is no 'one size fits all' when it comes to finding your future. Our service helps you to make independent and informed decisions, with our friendly advisors supporting you every step of the way.

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Build your future in Plymouth

Plymouth is an amazing city to live, work, study and play. With career opportunities across a range of sectors, employers are seeking the best-skilled people to join their teams – right now, and in the future, as our local businesses work hard to thrive in this great city.

Investing in skills to develop our young talent is a top priority for Plymouth, and there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved.

Through our Youth Hub we want to help you make an informed choice about your best possible next steps.

 

Remember, it’s never too late to find out what's available. We are here to help you on your skills and employment journey and to find ways to provide additional support to meet your needs.

What can the Youth Hub offer you?

Whether you’ve just left school, college or university, or are simply not sure what move to make next, if you are aged 16 to 24 and living in or around Plymouth we can offer you:

  • Practical help with CV writing, interview practice and job searching

  • The facts about the current and future employment picture of Plymouth to inform your skills choices

  • Access to free impartial information, advice and guidance to help your shape your careers and skills plan

  • Support to become work-ready and equipped with the skills you'll need

  • Awareness of city-wide career events and opportunities to meet local recruiting employers

 

  • A chance to brush up on key skills to work such as Maths and English, and the all-important digital skills

 

  • Help to keep you informed and match you with real opportunities to work 

We are more than happy to help advise concerned parents or carers too - and if you are someone who needs help to get your head in the right space before you’re ready to take those next important steps, that's ok too. We are able to signpost you for mental health and well-being support too, helping to give you the confidence and reassurance you need to move forward.  

All about you

Mental Heath support
Agencies who can help
Places to go
People to talk to

Skills

What skills do you have?
Get skilled up
What do you want to do and how do you get there?

Resource Bank

Your choices at 16 and 18 years old
Advice for further study and training options
Help for finding apprenticeships and job hunting
Gaining more experience