Ways2Work works with organisations in Bristol and the West of England to support people like you to build skills, get into work and improve your career.

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Skills, Training and Support

Skills and Training

If you’re looking to improve your skills, there are many options out there for you to try. Our help directory lists many of the organisations in the West of England that could help you improve your skills for your career. You can have personal support from a tutor or if you’re ready to go it on your own, there are many digital providers.

If you want to see courses that are starting soon, our course calendar will show you courses in Bristol and the West of England and how to book yourself a place.

Employability Support

If you have found yourself in the position of having to look for work but haven’t had to do it in a while, there are people out there who can help you. They can help you create an eye-catching CV, find where your skills lie and prepare you for your next interview.

You can access careers and employment support online and by telephone from:

  • National Careers Service – call 0800 100 900
  • Future Bright – in Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire
  • Work Zone (South Bristol residents only) – email or call on 07591 997 490

If you want to find out about your career strengths, you could try these tests to help you find direction in your job search.

Please note, these links are to external websites and may require you to create an account to complete an assessment.

Our Projects

Future Bright

One Front Door

We Work for Everyone

Kickstart Bristol

Welcome To Bristol

Bristol has a long history of welcoming migrants from all parts of the world. We value the contributions of immigrants, who continue to enrich this city. As a resident of Bristol you have made a decision to call this city your home. As you work to achieve your goals, take some time to get to know this community and this city, its history and its people. It is now both your right and your responsibility to help shape the future of this city and to ensure its continued success.

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Welcome to Bristol

Exciting opportunities await you as you begin your new life here. This will help you make the most of opportunities.

Top Tips

Established migrants have really useful information to pass on to new migrants. These are some of their top tips.

Help and Support

Each section has information to help you settle into Bristol as well as links to websites that can help you further.

Employment, Skills and Learning

Bristol City Council is committed to providing excellent employment and learning opportunities to young people and adults in Bristol. The Employment, Skills and Learning team plans, coordinates and supports opportunities within the council, across Bristol and the West of England.

Ways2Work is part of the Employment Support team within Employment, Skills and Learning. Our purpose is to improve the life chances, employability, health and wellbeing of local young people and adults.

You can see more about the Employment, Skills and Learning teams on their websites. 

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Young Careers and Pathways