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.

NAC Open Event

Are you interested in finding out more about the training available to work in the Automotive Manufacturing Industry?

Introductory Workshop for young people about Random Acts

The City Library and Arts Centre will be hosting a free introductory workshop on the Random Acts North programme on Thursday 2 July from 3pm to 5pm 

Disability Awareness Information Event

A Free Fun Packed Disability Awareness Information Event for young people with a learning difficulty or disability

Monday 20 July 2015 - 10am to 3pm
Hendon Young People's Project, Church Street East,  Hendon, Sunderland, SR1 2BB

Sunderland College Apprenticeship and College Open Event

Young people can go along to the “Find your Future Apprenticeship and Careers Open Event" at Sunderland College

Saturday 27 June between 11am and 1pm
Hylton Campus, North Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR5 5DB

Fast Forward Futures - Sunderland University

Sunderland University are holding a Fast Forward Futures event on Tuesday 30 June 2015 at the University of Sunderland, St Peter’s Campus, Sunderland, SR6 0DD

University Explained - Information Day

As part of the Raising Aspirations Partnership, Durham University is hosting the 3rd University Explained: Parents and Carers Conference on Saturday 20 June from 9.30am to 2pm

BL Training Summer School

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


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Capita Talent Partnership Traineeships

Capita Talent Partnership deliver a range of exciting Traineeship opportunities. 

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

Washington Connexions Centre

Washington Connexions Centre have changed their opening days.  They will now be closed to the public on a Tuesday and open a Wednesday from 1pm to 5pm.  No appointment necessary.

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.

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.

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