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 holds the matrix Standard for Information Advice and Guidance Services in Sunderland.

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Sunderland Training & Education Farm Ltd (STEF)

Opportunities available for those aged 16 to 19 in animal care/equine.

National Citizen Service Sunderland

NCS is a part time residential programme open to all 16 and 17 year olds or up to the age of 25 for those with additional needs. The summer programme brings together diverse groups of 15 young people for a four week period.

NCS Poster

BL Summer Academy Sunderland

BL Training are now offering an introduction to the hair and beauty sector with their Summer Academy and Traineeship programme.

This involves elements in both Hairdressing/Barbering and Beauty, including Make-up and contouring.

BL Summer Academy

Lifeguard Apprenticeships

The Apprenticeship posts will be based at either Hetton Community Pool and Wellness Centre, Washington Leisure Centre and Sunderland Aquatic Centre.

Lifeguard Apprenticeship

Connexions Sunderland Personal Advisers

Are you at school? A Connexions Personal Advisers can offer you information and guidance to help you make positive choices about your future. If you need particular support to overcome barriers to learning, your Personal Adviser can put you in touch with the right people.

SB Barbering Academy Sunderland

SB Barbering Academy in Sunderland are looking for young people aged between 16 - 18 who are interested in a career in the Barbering Industry.

SB Academy

ZAP anti-bullying and assertiveness workshops

ZAP Flyer

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.


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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. 

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