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Black Country

We offer a range of services to help people across the Black Country progress their careers.

Working across Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton, our teams work in partnership with local employers and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership to provide relevant training linked to the local labour market.

The region has healthy construction, warehousing, healthcare, hospitality and manufacturing industries.

As Britain’s leading provider of skills training, we know what works to help you have a successful career. We have great links with local and national employers like Amazon, Tesco, Wagamama, Owen Payne, ILS and Linsco – and after undertaking training with us, you could even land a guaranteed interview with them.

Self employed or considering it? We can help

Be your own boss, bring your business ideas to life and develop your start-up with our enterprise support.

Join the more than 100,000 people we’ve helped to set up and grow a business.

We offer tailored advice, guidance and support to bring your start-up to life and help it to flourish. From hairdressers to architects and coffee shops to gyms, the opportunities are endless.

Find out more about the New Enterprise Allowance Self-employment Programme here.

We’ve supported more than half a million people with skills and training – you could be next.

Our programmes are usually free, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria. And taking part won’t affect any benefits you might be receiving.

Whether you’re unemployed looking for work, looking to progress up the career ladder, seeking help with starting a business, or a young person right at the start of their career, our team can help you.

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Self Employment (New Enterprise Allowance)

Help to start and run your own business

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Kickstart Scheme

Get ahead in your chosen career with a paid work placement. If you’re aged 16-24 and claiming Unive…

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Choose from 100's of online bite size courses

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We’ve supported more than 500,000 people towards a better career