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Welcome to Connexions in Sunderland
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.
Sunderland Connexions Centre in the Library and Arts Centre, Fawcett Street, Sunderland, is open Monday-Friday between 1pm-5pm.
Although the library will be closed until 31st March 2014, as part of a £500,000 refurbishment programme, Sunderland Connexions Centre is open for business as usual.
The Sunderland City Provider Network is holding an event to inform students and their parents/carers about apprenticeships and training. The last event held in January 2013 as extremely successful, helping to raise awareness of career options.
The event will be held on Saturday 22nd March 2014 between 11.00am - 3.00pm in the Riverview Suite at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.
The YES - Youth Evolution Scheme is a 19 week on and off the job voluntary Traineeship developed by Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited and NAC Group plc.
This is an opportunity for young people to gain skills, training and experience to help prepare themselves for a job with Nissan or any other automotive organisation. The Traineeship will provide training for nationally recognised qualifications plus valuable production line work experience at Nissan.
The next course will start on 7th April 2014 and Ruth with be in Connexions Sunderland on Tuesday 25 February between 1pm and 3pm to talk to potential learners about the scheme and help with the application process. No appointment necessary.
Sunderland College are holding a number of open evenings in 2014.
The Open Evenings will give you the chance to look around the college sites, meet the staff, get advice and learn more about life as a student at the college.
Let us know what you think about Connexions Sunderland. Your comments will be used to help us improve our services.
Did you know that you could receive financial help from Sunderland College's 16 - 18 Bursary Scheme?
Not sure if you qualify?
The 16-18 Bursary Scheme offers two options depending on your circumstances.
Are you at school or college? Do you need some help or advice about your course, career or any other issue? Connexions Sunderland can help! We have Personal Advisers in each of the following schools who can offer one-to-one advice and support on a wide range of lifestyle and personal development issues.Connexions Sunderland have a Facebook page. Become a fan and keep up-to-date on new vacancies, events and opportunities happening in the local area.
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