Learner Information

Let us help find the right support for your career development. Our full trained team will assist you with CV writing skills, preparing for interview and provide you with all the necessary skills to set you off on your career journey.

A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets you ready for work or an apprenticeship. It can last up to 6 months.

English, Maths and IT qualification courses will get you ready for work – or access to Higher Education.

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of a course at a college or training provider in England.

You can earn while you learn with as an apprentice with one of our trusted employers or enhance your career prospects with our support through the whole process from applying for your chosen career path, right through to getting you fully qualified and passing your programme.

Information, Advice & Guidance

It is our aim to deliver Information, Advice & Guidance to enquires and learners who are registered on, or considering registering for, a qualification(s) with Pathway Group.

Our team give information, advice & guidance on topics such as:

  • Employment, education and training, including job information and courses

  • Things that affect your choices for example, skills and experience, money and housing

  • Personal issues such as, health, relationships and discrimination

Impartial information on employment, education and training opportunities, including job information and courses
Clear advice on things that affect your choices, for example; skills experience, money management and housing
Guidance on personal issues, such as; health, relationships and discrimination

Local government authorities

  • West Midlands

  • Birmingham City Council – www.birmingham.gov.uk

  • Coventry City Council – www.coventry.gov.uk

  • Dudley MBC – www.dudley.gov.uk

  • Herefordshire Council – www.herefordshire.gov.uk

  • Sandwell MBC – www.sandwell.gov.uk

  • Shropshire Council – www.shropshire.gov.uk

  • Solihull MBC – www.solihull.gov.uk

  • Staffordshire County Council – www.staffordshire.gov.uk

  • Stoke-on-Trent Council – www.stoke.gov.uk

  • Telford and Wrekin Local Authority – www.telford.gov.uk

  • Walsall MBC – www.walsall.gov.uk

  • Warwickshire County Council – www.warwickshire.gov.uk

  • Wolverhampton City Council – www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

  • Worcestershire County Council – www.worcestershire.gov.uk

Job search

  • National Government Universal Job Match – www.gov.uk/jobsearch

  • CV Library – www.cv-library.co.uk

  • Monster – www.monster.co.uk

  • Total Jobs – www.totaljobs.com

  • Reed – www.reed.co.uk

  • Jobsite – www.jobsite.co.uk

  • Indeed – www.indeed.co.uk

Apprenticeships and other vocational information

  • National Careers Service – www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

  • Alternatives to higher education – www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/alternatives-higher-education

  • Apprenticeships – www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

Other important information

  • Safeguarding – www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/safeguarding-children

  • Prevent – www.gov.uk/terrorism-national-emergency

  • Equality And Diversity – www.gov.uk/guidance/equality-act-2010-guidance

  • Voting – www.gov.uk/voting-in-the-uk

  • Health and Safety – www.hse.gov.uk

  • Safeguarding People – www.cqc.org.uk

  • NSPCC – Safeguarding Children – www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse

Training Links

  • Prevent Training – http://course.ncalt.com/Channel_General_Awareness

  • Child Sexual Exploitation Training – https://www.elearning.prevent.homeoffice.gov.uk/channelawareness

  • Female genital mutilation – https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/female-genital-mutilation