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Information, Advice and sources of support for young people in Suffolk


On this page we provide information on

  1. What is a training provider and support if you are a young person
  2. Support if you are over 18

If you’re not currently in employment or education, training is a great way to improve your skills, give you things to add onto your CV and boost your chances of getting a job!

What is a Training Provider?


There are many organisations that offer support and mini vocational programmes where you spend some time in the class room and some time in a work environment.

You can find out about some local training providers on the Apprenticeships Suffolk website.

The document below highlights the main full-time training providers in Suffolk.

Training Providers offer courses in a smaller centre which can help build confidence, provide work experience and enable you to improve your maths and English.

Are you ready to speak about your options and to find a training provider to suit your needs?

A Young Person’s Worker or Young Person’s Coach can help you.

Are you over 18?

You may be eligible for a free level 3 course. Find out more: Free courses for jobs – GOV.UK (

The Adult Learning Service offer a range of courses from numeracy and literacy and employability skills to community and family learning for people 19 – 23 years old.

What are the benefits of the Adult Learning Service?

  • Gain a qualification
  • Learn a new skill
  • Improve your career pathway and your wellbeing

They offer concessions on some courses, and you might be eligible to take the course for free!

If you’re new to online learning or don’t have equipment to access online courses, speak to them and they’ll see what they can do to support you to get started.

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Page updated on September 5th, 2023 at 12:17pm