We support young people to gain the skills they need to enter the world of work

Our Employment Training and Skills (ETS) courses provide young people with skills and qualifications they can build on and develop throughout their working life. 

In partnership with employers, schools, colleges and charities, we train and support over 3,000 young people every year through 20 specialist services. For contact details of our ETS services across the UK, see our ETS services page.

We provide courses, support and careers advice, whether you're interested in construction qualifications or a hairdressing apprenticeship.

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You can read about the success of the Fit for Work programme  here.

If you're a young person looking to enter employment, we work with you on an individual basis to find the best training and employment opportunities in your area. 

And then, once you are in training or work, we give you ongoing support to make sure it's all working out for you.

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If you're between 16-25 years old and live in Brighton and Hove, Crawley, Croydon or Worthing find out how Make Trax can help.

Our partners:

European Social Fund, Education & Skills Funding Agency, Big Lottery Funding, Fair Train Gold Standard, CashBack for Communities, Skills Development Scotland.

Ofsted have rated Barnardo's ETS a Good Provider.