Statutory careers information, advice and guidance services in Sunderland are delivered by Connexions Sunderland on behalf of Sunderland City Council.

Connexions Sunderland offers confidential advice and support services for 13-19 year olds (and up to age 25 for young people with special needs).

Connexions Sunderland gain matrix accreditation

Connexions Sunderland have been successful in gaining the matrix Standard for Information Advice and Guidance Services.

The matrix Standard endorses the quality of the information, advice and guidance on learning and work you receive from Connexions Sunderland, so you can be sure you're getting the very best support to help you make informed choices about your future.

Have your say about Connexions Sunderland

Let us know what you think about Connexions Sunderland! Your comments will be used to help us improve our services.

Personal Advisers in your locality

Do you need some help or advice about your course, career or any other issue? Connexions Sunderland can help. We have Personal Advisers who work in each of the following locality areas who can offer one-to-one advice and support on a wide range of lifestyle and personal development issues.

Get into the Creative and Digital Media sector with Creative North

The Creative and Digital Media sector in the North East is growing. Creative North are seeking dedicated Marketing, Graphic Design, Social Media and Web Developer trainees to join their team.

Sunderland Personal Advisers

Are you at school? Do you need some help or advice about your course, career or any other issue? Connexions Sunderland can help.

Sunderland City Provider Network GCSE Results Event

Training Providers from the Sunderland City Provider Network will be offering information and recruiting to Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Study Programmes in Sunderland City Centre on Friday 21st August 2015.

Sunderland City Provider Network Poster

BL Training Summer School

The BL Training Summer School starts on 1st July 2015 and runs throughout the summer.


Connexions Sunderland are on Facebook.

Sunderland IT Apprenticeship Hub

Working in collaboration with Dynamo, Sunderland Software City, and Sunderland Council, Baltic Training Services have created a non-for-profit IT Apprentice Hub, which assists the North East’s IT businesses in taking on apprentices, providing them with a pool of appropriately trained and qualified young adults to recruit from.

Opportunities for young people in Sunderland to have their voice heard

In Sunderland we are committed to listening to children and young people. We want to involve you at every opportunity to ensure your voice is heard. 

Education Health and Care Plans

SEND – Conversion from Learning Difficulty Assessments to Education, Health and Care Plans for 2014/2015

In September 2014, the system for supporting young people with SEND changed, and Statements of Special Educational Needs and LDAs are being replaced with a new single EHC plan

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