Getting Started

Finding the right career path or job sector for you

Visit the National Careers Service website or make an appointment with a local adviser to explore your options

Explore careers and job roles on Prospects UK.

Visit icould to find out more about your career options.

Greater Jobs lists council jobs across greater Manchester

Rochdale online lists jobs available across the borough

For voluntary sector jobs visit Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMVCO) Jobs or Action Together

Visit DWP’s Job Help or Find a Job pages 

National Careers Service offers helpful advice on preparing your application form.

Prospects UK offers great support to prepare for online, telephone or face to face interviews and assessment tests.

Job Help from the DWP offers advice about applying for jobs and preparing for interviews.

Enterprising You offers GM residents free help and support with business start-up or to the self-employed.

Skills for Growth offers help for small or medium sized enterprises within GM.

The National Enterprise Network offers mentoring support for small enterprises.

The Rochdale Borough Council website offers a variety of support programs for new business

National Careers Service has an online directory of free online learning in a wide range of subjects.

Learn My Way offers a wide range of free online courses

Google Digital Garage gives you the chance to tune up your digital skills, free of charge.

The Open University’s Open Learn platform offers a huge wide range of short courses, all free to access.

Local training providers also offer a wide range of free training across many sectors. Contact RBC Work and Skills team or ELP to find out more.