Post 16 Career Information for CLA and Care Leavers

Sutton Local Offer for Care Leavers

Unite Foundation offers scholarships and student accommodation to care leavers in partnership with selected universities.

Firefighter Careers Please click here for further information.

Railway Engineering TraineeshipPlease click here for further information.

The Sound Lounge Project

Are you currently supporting a Year 12 or above young person who is interested in gaining work experience? The Sound Lounge is offering up to 15 young people the opportunity to gain practical experience in basic construction, painting & decorating and tiling, which will begin on the 5th of October 2020.

Whilst participating young people will be working towards City & Guilds Units in Construction and will also be mentored by experienced tradesmen. Please find more information about The Sound Lounge here.

For further information or a referral form contact Atma Amin

Interested in Volunteering?

These websites have lots of volunteering opportunities all over the UK


Below are a list of links to NEET services in Sutton and other local authorities that may be useful:

London Skills for Growth : London Skills for Growth deliver a range of high-quality training and apprenticeships across London at three sites

Prince’s Trust: Gain support in starting your business, getting a job and building your confidence through numerous programmes

The National Careers Service: The National Careers Service can help you with your career, learning and training choices with free confidential 1 to 1 information, advice and support via telephone, email or secure web chat.

Ready to Work Kent: NEET Training, Education and Apprenticeship Providers in the Kent area

Runway Training: Runway Training are a specialist provider of Maths and English Functional Skills qualifications, Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Certified Short Courses and Soft Skills. Offering a flexible approach to learning with online, classroom and onsite training available

Careers Box: Provides video clips of people including young adults doing a variety of real jobs and apprenticeships and talking about their experiences

ICOULD: A website which uses the power of personal stories to inform and inspire young people’s career choices.

Not Going to Uni: Helps school & college leavers make plans for their futures by showing the opportunities available – including apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships, gap years, traineeships and jobs.

Get My First Job: For 16-25-year olds seeking employment in a range of professions.  Please email –

LEARNDIRECT: Access information and a variety of courses – including online Maths and English.

UCAS Progress: Admissions service for young people searching for courses and training after GCSEs

Floodlight: Provides information of adult education courses in London

National Apprenticeship Service: Provides a variety of information about apprenticeships and traineeships, this site also has a search and apply facility with 1000’s of live vacancies.

16-19 BURSARY FUND: Provides information on financial support for young people who need some financial help to stay in education or training after age 16.

WORK EXPERIENCE: a website which shows positions for work experience, internships and placements for 16-24-year olds