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Building Futures | Employment, Education and Training Support

Coronavirus status: OPEN
Building Futures works with adults and young people across Buckinghamshire to provide free one-to-one guidance and support to help you choose the right path to training, work experience or a job that works for you.  We can also help with other life-skills and health and…
Buckinghamshire

Building Futures | Employment, Education and Training Support

Building Futures works with adults and young people across Buckinghamshire to provide free one-to-one guidance and support to help you choose the right path to training, work experience or a job that works for you.  We can also help with other life-skills and health and well being solutions that will ensure you take control of your life and move forward in a positive way.

If you live in Buckinghamshire, are aged 15 years plus and not currently working you could be eligible for the Building Futures programme.  If you are registering for someone else, you will need his or her permission.

To take part in the programme, you will need to fulfil the following criteria:

 

  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

  • Be long term unemployed (12 months or more) or lack opportunities to employment

  • Live in Buckinghamshire (excluding MK postcodes)

  • Be aged 15 years plus

 

You will need to provide evidence of the above.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Katie Allen
Contact Position
Senior Key Worker
Telephone
E-mail
katieallen@adviza.org.uk
Website
Building Futures

Where to go

Address
Buckinghamshire
Geographic Area Covered
Buckinghamshire

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm

Other Details

Cost Description

This service is free. It is funded by EU Social Fund and Big Lottery Community fund.

Age Ranges
15 years plus

Toolshed Bucks

At ToolShed we support young people aged 16 to 24 in their self-development, training, education and employment so that they are able to become positive role models in the community and inspire other young people to take charge of their lives.   ToolShed offers a free Level 1…
Bakers House41 Baker StreetHigh WycombeBuckinghamshireHP11 2RX

Toolshed Bucks

At ToolShed we support young people aged 16 to 24 in their self-development, training, education and employment so that they are able to become positive role models in the community and inspire other young people to take charge of their lives.  

ToolShed offers a free Level 1 Multi-skills qualification in carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, tiling and functional skills in Maths and English.

Courses start September. Please contact ToolShed for further information on the course. 01494 436 642

Who to contact

Contact Name
Marcus Gale
Contact Position
Centre Manager
Telephone
E-mail
info@toolshedbucks.co.uk
Website
Toolshed Bucks

Where to go

Name
ToolShed
Address
Bakers House
41 Baker Street
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP11 2RX
Venue Notes

The workshop is only a five minute walk from High Wycombe Bus Station.  Parking available near by.

Geographic Area Covered
Buckinghamshire

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Office opening times 8:30am to 3:30pm. Workshop training centre open from 9am to 3:30pm.
Session Information
The new multi-skills construction course will commence from September.

Other Details

Cost Description

This course is free to students

Age Ranges
16 to 24 year olds

Workpays | Free courses

Coronavirus status: OPEN
At Workpays, we offer free courses to help young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) aged 15 to 24 years, get into employment or back into education. We offer short courses tailored to learner's individual needs and our learners will gain a…
Nationwide

Workpays | Free courses

At Workpays, we offer free courses to help young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) aged 15 to 24 years, get into employment or back into education.

We offer short courses tailored to learner's individual needs and our learners will gain a recognised qualification at the end. Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, we have developed an online learning platform where learners can complete qualifications from the comfort of their own home. 

Get in touch today to see if you are eligible to join us or sign up online!

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andrew Milner
Contact Position
Engagement Broker
Telephone
E-mail
Andrew.Milner@workpays.co.uk
Website
Workpays

Where to go

Address
Nationwide
Geographic Area Covered
Nationwide

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday | 9am until 5pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Cost Description

Free of charge subject to eligibility. 

Age Ranges
15 to 24 years

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

We accept referrals from Job centres, self referrals or friend/family referrals.

WANNABE Bucks | Job Board

Coronavirus status: OPEN ONLINE
An online jobs board to search for work experience, apprenticeships, and part-time and full-time jobs.
Buckinghamshire

WANNABE Bucks | Job Board

An online jobs board to search for work experience, apprenticeships, and part-time and full-time jobs.

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
news@bbf.uk.com
Website
Wannabe Bucks

Where to go

Address
Buckinghamshire

Other Details

Cost Description

Free

Age Ranges
16 years and above

Red Kite Job Club

Mondays | 10am to 4pm
Red Kite holds a Job Club to support people who need help finding employment. People attending are given the opportunity to use the computer to put together a CV or search and apply for jobs. There is the chance to speak to professionals who can…
Oasis Partnership, 41Baker StreetHigh WycombeBuckinghamshireHP11 2RX

Red Kite Job Club

Mondays | 10am to 4pm

Red Kite holds a Job Club to support people who need help finding employment.

People attending are given the opportunity to use the computer to put together a CV or search and apply for jobs. There is the chance to speak to professionals who can give help and advice on applying for jobs and interview tips. It is also a great time to talk to people in a supportive environment.

Each week up to 20 people attend the Job Club which is open to everyone in the district, not just Red Kite customers.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alison Cobb
Contact Position
Inclusion and Wellbeing Specialist
Telephone
E-mail
Alison.Cobb@redkitehousing.org.uk
Website
Red Kite Job Club

Where to go

Name
Baker House
Address
Oasis Partnership, 41
Baker Street
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP11 2RX

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mondays | 10am to 4pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

P3 Charity Weekly Drop-ins (High Wycombe)

Coronavirus status: OPEN ONLINE
Please note that our drop-ins are currently closed due to COVID-19, for advice and guidance, please email or call our Freephone number. Support with a range of housing needs including: Managing your tenancy Housing advice Budgeting Accessing financial support Improving social networks Employment, education and…
5Eden PlaceHigh WycombeBuckinghamshireHP11 2DH

P3 Charity Weekly Drop-ins (High Wycombe)

Please note that our drop-ins are currently closed due to COVID-19, for advice and guidance, please email or call our Freephone number.

Support with a range of housing needs including:

  • Managing your tenancy
  • Housing advice
  • Budgeting
  • Accessing financial support
  • Improving social networks
  • Employment, education and training opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing (including being safe)
  • Signposting to other local support services

Who to contact

Contact Name
P3 Charity
Telephone
E-mail
bucks@p3charity.org
Website
P3 Charity

Where to go

Name
Wycombe Library
Address
5
Eden Place
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP11 2DH

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Tuesday | 11am to 1pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
11am - 1pm

Other Details

Cost Description

Free drop-in

Age Ranges
16+

P3 Charity Weekly Drop-in (Aylesbury)

Coronavirus status: OPEN ONLINE
Please note that our drop-ins are currently closed due to COVID-19, for advice and guidance, please email or call our Freephone number. Support with a range of housing needs including: Managing your tenancy Housing advice Budgeting Accessing financial support Improving social networks Employment, education and…
Walton StreetAylesburyBuckinghamshireHP20 1UU

P3 Charity Weekly Drop-in (Aylesbury)

Please note that our drop-ins are currently closed due to COVID-19, for advice and guidance, please email or call our Freephone number.

Support with a range of housing needs including:

  • Managing your tenancy
  • Housing advice
  • Budgeting
  • Accessing financial support
  • Improving social networks
  • Employment, education and training opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing (including being safe)
  • Signposting to other local support services

Who to contact

Contact Name
P3 Charity
Telephone
E-mail
bucks@p3charity.org
Website
P3 Charity

Where to go

Name
Aylesbury Library
Address
Walton Street
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP20 1UU

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Thursday | 1pm to 2pm
Time of day
Afternoon

Other Details

Cost Description

Free drop in 

Age Ranges
16+

P3 Charity Weekly Drop-in (Chesham)

Coronavirus status: OPEN ONLINE
Please note that currently our drop-ins are closed due to COVID-19 - for advice and guidance, please email or call our freephone number Support with a range of housing needs including: Managing your tenancy Housing advice Budgeting Accessing financial support Improving social networks Employment, education and training…
31Red Lion StreetCheshamBuckinghamshireHP5 1LD

P3 Charity Weekly Drop-in (Chesham)

Please note that currently our drop-ins are closed due to COVID-19 - for advice and guidance, please email or call our freephone number

Support with a range of housing needs including:

  • Managing your tenancy
  • Housing advice
  • Budgeting
  • Accessing financial support
  • Improving social networks
  • Employment, education and training opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing (including being safe)
  • Signposting to other local support services

Who to contact

Contact Name
P3 Charity
Telephone
E-mail
bucks@p3charity.org
Website
P3 Charity

Where to go

Name
Chesham Job Centre
Address
31
Red Lion Street
Chesham
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP5 1LD

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every Thursday | 11am to 12:30pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Cost Description

Free drop-in

Age Ranges
16 plus years

National Careers Service

Helping you get on in work and life The National Careers Service offers free support to everyone aged 19 and over to help them make the right choices about learning, skills and work (or in some situations at 18). Whatever your situation we're here to…
Buckinghamshire

National Careers Service

Helping you get on in work and life

The National Careers Service offers free support to everyone aged 19 and over to help them make the right choices about learning, skills and work (or in some situations at 18). Whatever your situation we're here to help you overcome problems and reach your goals.

Our advisers are professionally qualified and can give you individual, impartial advice to help you:

  • Identify your skills
  • Explore your careers options
  • Search for courses and training schemes
  • Understand the job market
  • Develop an action plan to help you reach your goals
  • Write a CV to impress employers
  • Succeed at interviews
  • Search for jobs
  • Return to work
  • Build your confidence

Help is available online including webchat or with one of our advisers over the phone. It may be possible to arrange a free, face-to-face appointment with one of our local National Careers Service Advisers. You’ll find us throughout your neighbourhood: in libraries, job centres (for Job Centre Plus customers only), colleges, family centres and various other community locations.

Go to the National Careers Service website or phone for local face-to-face or telephone advice.

Who to contact

Contact Name
National Careers Service
Telephone
Website
National Careers Service

Where to go

Name
Head Office, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE99 5EB
Address
Buckinghamshire
Geographic Area Covered
Local service across Buckinghamshire

Time / Date Details

When is it on
8am to 10pm, 7 days a week
Time of day
Evening
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Self refer by ringing 0800 100 900

Job Club at The Vineyard (Aylesbury)

Tuesday Mornings | 9:45am to 12 midday
Coronavirus status: CLOSED
Sessions are currently suspended until further notice. Our sessions are a great place to find up-to-date details of jobs in the area and job-hunting guidance. We'll even provide free access to the internet and refreshments. We are open every Tuesday at The Vineyard, Aylesbury. Job Club is…
Gatehouse CloseGatehouse Industrial AreaAylesburyBuckinghamshireHP19 8DN

Job Club at The Vineyard (Aylesbury)

Tuesday Mornings | 9:45am to 12 midday

Sessions are currently suspended until further notice.

Our sessions are a great place to find up-to-date details of jobs in the area and job-hunting guidance. We'll even provide free access to the internet and refreshments. We are open every Tuesday at The Vineyard, Aylesbury.

Job Club is open to anyone, you do not have to be a Trust resident.

Sessions are currently suspended until further notice.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Telephone
E-mail
jobclub@vaht.co.uk
Website
Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Related Service
Aylesbury Vineyard Storehouse

Where to go

Name
The Vineyard Centre
Address
Gatehouse Close
Gatehouse Industrial Area
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP19 8DN

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday Mornings | 9:45am to 12 midday
Time of day
Morning

Other Details

Age Ranges
Adults

Buckinghamshire Adult Learning

Coronavirus status: OPEN ONLINE
We offer Adult and Community Learning across Buckinghamshire, including a full range of Family Learning support. Face-to-face and online courses are for adults aged 19+. Courses available include: Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Polish and Italian at a range of different levels. Over 50 creative classes…
Walton Street OfficesWalton StreetAylesburyBuckinghamshireHP20 1UU

Buckinghamshire Adult Learning

We offer Adult and Community Learning across Buckinghamshire, including a full range of Family Learning support.

Face-to-face and online courses are for adults aged 19+.

Courses available include:

Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Polish and Italian at a range of different levels.

Over 50 creative classes including floristry, drawing, painting, digital photography, garden design, cooking, jewellery making and creative writing.

Tai Chi, Pilates, Yoga, Alexander Technique, Step Exercise, Kick Boxing, Flamenco Dancing and Meditation

You can enrol now via our website or call our enrolment team on the number below.

Family Learning opportunities are set up for families, in partnership with Family Centre staff. 

Courses are primarily aimed at supporting language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills. We also offer:

  • A huge range of part-time learning for personal development courses 
  • Skills development
  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships
  • Supported Internships

 

 

 

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
studentenquiries@buckinghamshire.gov.uk
Website
Buckinghamshire Adult Learning
Related Service
Family Learning

Where to go

Name
Buckinghamshire Council
Address
Walton Street Offices
Walton Street
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP20 1UU
Venue Notes

Various across Buckinghamshire. For a full list of venues, please visit our website www.adultlearningbc.ac.uk

Other Details

Age Ranges
From 18 years and over

Jobcentre Plus (High Wycombe)

Jobcentre plus provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot.
Jobcentre Plus, Aria House, 80Oxford RoadHigh WycombeBuckinghamshireHP11 2DN

Jobcentre Plus (High Wycombe)

Jobcentre plus provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot.

Who to contact

Telephone
Website
Jobcentre Plus
Notes

Textphone: 0800 169 0314

Where to go

Name
Aria House
Address
Jobcentre Plus, Aria House, 80
Oxford Road
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP11 2DN

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Cost Description

Free

Age Ranges
16 years and above

Jobcentre Plus (Chesham)

Jobcentre Plus provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot.
31Red Lion StreetCheshamBuckinghamshireHP5 1LD

Jobcentre Plus (Chesham)

Jobcentre Plus provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot.

Who to contact

Telephone
Website
Jobcentre Plus
Notes

Find out more about UK call charges (GOV UK)

Textphone: 0800 169 0314

Where to go

Address
31
Red Lion Street
Chesham
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP5 1LD

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other Details

Cost Description

Free

Age Ranges
16 years and above

Jobcentre Plus (Aylesbury)

Jobcentre Plus provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot.
Sunley HouseOxford RoadAylesburyBuckinghamshireHP19 8EZ

Jobcentre Plus (Aylesbury)

Jobcentre Plus provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot.

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
CONTACT-.DWP1@DWP.GOV.UK
Website
Contact Jobcentre Plus
Notes

Find out more about UK call charges (GOV UK)

Where to go

Name
Sunley House
Address
Sunley House
Oxford Road
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP19 8EZ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Origym Personal Trainer Course (High Wycombe)

Origym provides fitness qualifications including level 2 gym instructor courses, level 3 personal trainer courses, level 2 ETM courses, CPD fitness courses and level 4 speciality courses aimed at school leavers who are looking to embark on a career to become a fitness professional. All…
The DykeBassetsbury LaneHigh WycombeBuckinghamshireHP11 1QX

Origym Personal Trainer Course (High Wycombe)

Origym provides fitness qualifications including level 2 gym instructor courses, level 3 personal trainer courses, level 2 ETM courses, CPD fitness courses and level 4 speciality courses aimed at school leavers who are looking to embark on a career to become a fitness professional. All fitness qualifications are through leading awarding organisation Active IQ, REPs accredited, internationally recognised and backed by Skills Active.

Origym helps hundreds of school leavers every year become a personal trainer and with our unique career support, we help with CVs, distribution of those CVs, interview preparation and we guarantee interviews with leading health club chains post personal trainer course completion. 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Luke Hughes
Contact Position
Director of Learning
Telephone
E-mail
luke@origym.co.uk
Website
Personal Trainer Courses

Where to go

Name
Wycombe Rye Lido,
Address
The Dyke
Bassetsbury Lane
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP11 1QX
Venue Notes

The venue is a 5-star leisure centre, with the latest in gym-based equipment and a suitable conferencing suite. All facilities are easy to access for anyone with a physical disability with ramps, lifts, showers and accessible toilets.

Geographic Area Covered
All of Buckinghamshire

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Saturday; 9am to 8pm
Time of day
Evening
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
Course information depends on the course selected and the study method chosen. Please ask at head office for specifics on the package you want.

Other Details

Cost Description

Course prices fluctuate depending on the study method chosen and the fitness qualification elected. Please ask at head office for specific pricing.

Age Ranges
16 to 18 year olds