Help 4 Teens - Connexions County Durham


Updated for July 2015

There are lots of opportunities available throughout County Durham to help you develop your skills and get into a job, course or apprenticeship.


Don't get caught out Get your Leading Edge Become one of our top champions ! Are you looking to gain some crucial skills and work experience that employer's desire...


Durham County Council’s Adult Learning and Skills Service offer a wide range of adult learning courses that can lead to a recognised national qualification....


There are many ways to learn in the modern education system, some may be very familiar to you such as: mainstream schools; academies;  independent schools where you pay fees to attend: alternative education or flexible learning where students who attend schools spend some time in their local FE studying a work related course. There are 2 really new ways to learn that you may not have heard of: Studio Schools and University Technical Colleges...


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If you would like to discuss something directly with a Personal Adviser, you can contact us using our online enquiry form and we will arrange for someone to contact you as soon as possible.


If you would like to discuss something directly with a Personal Adviser you can contact your local One Point service on

03000 26 11 11

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The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.