Other opportunities in Newcastle
There is lots of free support available in Newcastle to help you
gain work skills and experience.
YHN is working in partnership with Newcastle Futures to
offer practical advice and support to help people in Newcastle get
into work or training.
Newcastle Futures Customer coordinators are available in
our YHN Housing Services offices to provide a voluntary one-to-one
advice and guidance service for customers.
To find out more please click here
The Walker Learning Hive
The Walker Learning Hive was set up in partnership with
the Northern Learning Trust two years ago.
The Hive offers free learning opportunities for residents
living in and around Walker offering support with basic skills in
maths and English, ICT and employability.
The Hive is located in Walker Parish Church Hall opposite
the Church Walk shopping centre and is open every Monday, Wednesday
and Thursday between 10am and 3pm.
To find out more please click here:
United for Employment
United for Employment is a five week employability course
delivered for YHN tenants at St James’ Park in partnership with the
Newcastle United Foundation.
United for Employment is a great way to build up skills,
experience and contacts to help get you back in to work. It will
include one week’s work placement with one of Newcastle United’s
partners and a chance to gain qualifications in:
If you are interested in attending the next course then
please contact us by:
- Phoning: 0191 278 8721
- Texting: U4E Yes with your name and address to 07815 784
- Emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newcastle City Learning
Newcastle City Learning provide courses, apprenticeships
and other learning opportunities for adults in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Improve your employment prospects, take up a new hobby or enjoy a
successful start to your career through an apprenticeship with a
You can find all the information on their
If you are interested in support with your maths or
English, including if English is not your first language, visit
City Learning’s webpage on
Life and Work Skills
Intraining, based at Newcastle College, provide a service
called The Employment Gateway.
It is designed to give you support to help you get back into work,
training or to gain essential employment skills. This service is
available to people who are in receipt of:
The Employment Gateway provides you with a range of
services tailored to your individual needs. Experienced team
members work with you to develop employability skills such as CV
writing and interview techniques. They will also help you in
finding suitable job vacancies and access training and
The Gateway can also help you to access a number of short
employability courses covering a wide range of subjects
You can find out more by visiting: http://www.intraining.co.uk/
National Careers Service
YHN is working in partnership with The National Careers
Service to provide free, impartial advice and guidance, helping
customers to overcome barriers to work, education and
If you’ve been out of work for some time or are looking to
change your career, a National Careers Service adviser can help.
Your adviser will support you in finding employment, education and
training. Their sessions will identify the skills you have, areas
you can improve and work options that suit you. Together you will
create an individual action plan with long term and short term
goals, and the step by step actions you need to take to reach
National Careers Service advisers are available to provide
group workshops and one to one advice and guidance
The National Careers Service works with other
organisations to help remove multiple obstacles, including mental
health, drug and alcohol, debt, childcare and language barriers.
They can help you access funding, get you into training, develop
your CV and improve interview technique. The service is tailored to
your needs to make sure you feel confident and fully prepared to
take your next step in work, learning and life.
Find out more
You can contact YHN's Employability Team, by: