Helping young people into work

We offer ways to help you build your CV, helping you to learn the essential skills that every employer wants, setting you on the right path for an apprenticeship or employment.

Pathway Group offer a range of opportunities suitable for all ages and abilities.

Level 2 Qualifications

Gain technical skills and knowledge

Employability & Life Skills

Develop vital skills and abilities

Maths & English Development

Brush up or further skills

Quality Work Experience

Work Experience in a sector of interest

Sector-specific training with a work placement.

Personalised information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.


Obtain employability skills, experience and qualifications to progress onto an apprenticeship, into employment or further education.

Obtain the necessary employability skills, experience and qualifications to progress onto an apprenticeship, into employment. Regardless of the area of work you want to work in, our programmes can be tailored to suit your needs.

As an apprentice you’ll:

  • learn and train for a specific job

  • get paid and receive holiday leave 

  • get hands-on experience in a real job

  • study for at least 20% of your working hours – usually at a college, university or with a training provider 

  • complete assessments during and at the end of your apprenticeship

  • be on a career path with lots of future potential

Further education (FE) includes any study after secondary education that’s not part of higher education (that is, not taken as part of an undergraduate or graduate degree).

Courses range from basic English and maths to Higher National Diplomas (HNDs).

FE also includes 3 types of technical and applied qualifications for 16 to 19-year-olds:

  • level 3 tech levels to specialise in a specific technical job
  • level 2 technical certificates help get employment or progress to another tech level
  • applied general qualifications to continue general education at advanced level through applied learning

Financial Support & Travel

You may get; Expenses for transport and meals, Financial support for travel, childcare or a disability or Support from your local Jobcentre Plus if you are eligible for work benefits

Who can apply for support?

You can apply for a programme’s if you’re:

  • Aged 16-to-24-year-olds

  • Eligible to work in England

  • Have little or no work experience but are motivated to work

Applications for opportunities are open throughout the year.