Durham Works

DurhamWorks is a partnership project between Durham County Council and 16 organisations working together to support young people who are not in education, employment or training. We can give you information, support and guidance that will help you find opportunities near to you. We check through hundreds of job and apprenticeship opportunities and can find out what courses and training are available for you too.



Durham Works Partner Information

Please find below an information leaflet outlining our partners and what they are currently offering through Durham Works To find out more about any of the providers mentioned in this leaflet visit: www.durhamworks.info

Click here for the Information Leaflet

Citizens Advice in Peterlee are recruiting now, 

For a 12 week(one day per week) training opportunity designed especially for young people aged 16-14 who are not in education, employment or training, but need support in taking the next step towards getting work(interview skills ,CV writing, volunteering opportunities for example). Informal and flexible in our approach, we are motivated by a desire to help you move forward in the direction which best suits your needs. The course is a great way to make new friends, explore a range of options and take control of your future.

Call Eve Galloway on 07876346047 now(or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), to find out information on start dates ,to check your eligibility to join us and to find out what taking part could do to improve your chance of getting a job.

Durham Works Update April 

DurhamWorks help young people in lots of different situations find a route into employment, training or education.

Perhaps you don't yet know what you want to do or what your options are. Maybe you have qualifications but lack the experience needed to get a job. You might have practical skills but need help with maths and English. You may be keen to find an apprenticeship position to launch your career. We can help If you’re aged 16 to 24, live in County Durham and are not in education, training or employment DurhamWorks can help.

There are hundreds of training, job and apprenticeship opportunities available for young people. We’ll help find the right ones for you and support you at every stage, from application to ongoing mentoring and training once you’re in a role.

Find out more about the help we can offer at https://durhamworks.info/durham-works/partners

Core Assets DurhamWorks Service Promotion*

Core Assets have recently been commissioned as a sub-contractor within DurhamWorks to support young people aged between 16 and 24 who have SEND and or SEMH across County Durham. As an Independent Support provider since September 2014 we have worked with children, young people and their families through the Education Health and Care Process, supporting with new assessment requests and statement of SEN transfers.

Using the principles of a MY STORY / ONE PAGE PROFILE we have developed a personalised approach to supporting Young People on a one-to-one and group basis. Our staff will act as a Key Worker to support each learner into EET progression and further opportunities to develop their skills and experiences. We will be working with learners up to 5 hours per week on a variety of units using the principles of ASDAN’s Life Skills Challenge which include Independent Living, Out in the Community and PSHE. On completion of each learners Individual Learning Plan further individualised support with be identified

I would be most grateful if you could share this information within you team and wider colleagues. For further information or to make a referral please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01527 573700

Kind Regards, Simon Wake - Independent Support Service Manager - NE & YH Senate House, Saxon Business Park, Hanbury Road, Stoke Prior Bromsgrove, B60 4AD T: 01527 573700 M: 07825 454386 www.coreassets.com