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Learning, Working and Volunteering

Here in Preston there is plenty of support to help you on your journey. There are lots of different routes that people can take to upskill, volunteer and gain employment.

This is personal to each individual and depends on many factors including aspirations, personal commitments, care needs, financial situations and skill sets.

Visit the Help in Preston Learning, Working and Volunteering section

Work Clubs

Work clubs are a friendly and free service run by local community organisations who offer support with C.V. writing, job searches, application forms, interview skills and building confidence.

Learning and Skill development

Across the city there are a range of training providers, further education settings and community organisations that can support you to reach your potential.


Volunteering can help you to learn new skills, build confidence, make new friends, or simply take pleasure in being a part of something or supporting a cause that you believe in.

Young People Support

Employment and training support specifically around young people.

Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub

The Escalate tool helps individuals find support to get them back into work.

Lancashire Adult Learning - Cost of Living courses

Are you worrying about how the cost of living crisis will affect you this winter? Would you like to learn more about the positive steps you can take to feel more in control of issues affecting your household?

Fortnightly Job Bulletin

Twice a month the bulletin will be updated to show a range of Jobs, Apprenticeships, Trainee Positions, Volunteering and Training opportunities.
See more Go to Fortnightly Job Bulletin

Places to study in Preston