Comm 8


Finding work


This section is all about work to help you with your options.

Young people - 163204230It includes support from people to help you find and apply for work. And help you might be able to get at work so that you can do your job well and develop your skills and confidence.


People that can help you

600 x 300 photos  - Telephone interview

If you are at school or college, talk to a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCo) or careers teacher. If you are unemployed (sometimes known as NEET) aged 16-18 (under 25 with an EHCP) contact an adviser on 0344 800 8022 or email


Finding work at 16+

600 x 300 photos  - GCSE RevisionAll young people aged 16 or 17 should be in some form of learning until they are 18. This is called Raising Participation Age. This law can be confusing but there is a very good guide from Directions that tells you about it.

Click here to read more


Apprenticeships, Traineeships & Supported Internships

Apprenticeships are real jobs. Young people with SEND can get extra help.  

You might want to think about a traineeship or Supported Internship. They might provide more support to help you prepare for an apprenticeship or a job.

Click on a photo below to read more.