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Useful Links

Local Offer

The West Sussex Local Offer helps you find information about local services, support and events for children and young people aged 0 - 25 years who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

National Careers Service

The National careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

Positive and Possible

The West Sussex Positive and Possible campaign is raising awareness of the issue and helping teachers, parents and employers work together to support young people with special educational needs and disabilities to achieve their career goals.

Sussex Council Of Training Providers

The Sussex Council of Training Providers is a community of training providers that offers apprenticeships, work-based learning or pre-employment training in Sussex.

Amazing Apprenticeships and ASK Programme

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge Programme for schools and colleges programme (ASK) is a free service to support apprenticeship IAG

Find an Apprenticeship

This link enables you to search for the latest Apprenticeship vacancies by sector and level in your local area.


A good resource (videos and activities) for students with real career stories to inspire you

Access to Work

Access to Work (AtW) is a publicly funded employment support programme that aims to help more disabled people start or stay in work. It can provide practical and financial support for people who have a disability or long term physical or mental health condition.

Work Aid

The Work Aid scheme aims to match adults with learning disabilities and/or autism with suitable work placements and includes help for employers to get the most from their valuable and productive new employee.


A traineeship is an education and training programme which incorporates work experience, preparing young people for their future careers by helping them to become ‘work ready’. Designed for people aged 16 to 24 who don’t yet have the appropriate skills or experience, traineeships provide the essential work preparation training, English, maths and work experience needed to secure an apprenticeship or employment.

Sussex Chamber

A membership organisation that supports businesses across Sussex.

Brighton Chamber of Commerce

A membership organisation for all sizes of businesses. The chambers purpose is to support members while working in the wider community to develop conditions that will help them thrive.

Careers and Enterprise Company

The Careers and Enterprise company share their huge bank of information and resources, including local Labour Market information