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Combining work and learning

If you’re aged 16 or 17 and have already left school, as long as you’re training or studying for a recognised qualification you can work at the same time. Your options are:

Hang on a minute!

question mark Do you know the kinds of jobs that are available in Brighton and Hove and what employers are looking for?

Meet some employers in Brighton and Hove to find out.

question mark Are you employable?

Head on over to What employers want to see how work experience, good employability skills and qualifications will help you get that job.

question mark Right, ready to start looking for a job?

Find out all you need to know to find jobs locally or further afield in Job hunting.

question mark Found the perfect job for you?

Take a look at Applying for a job for everything you need to know about CVs, covering letters and application forms.

question mark You’ve got an interview already?

All about interviews has all the advice you will need.

question mark Don’t tell me you got the job? Fantastic news.

Now find out all you need to know about Starting and Keeping a job.

Now, for the learning part.

Your new employer may offer on the job training, you just need to make sure it offers you a nationally recognised qualification. Click here to find out more.

If there is no training on offer at work, check out the part-time courses available through the Further Education providers in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas.