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If you are looking for information about learning, careers and job opportunities, you should find the following pages of interest.

Explore job, training and career options at the worktrain site where you can search national databases of over 800,000 opportunities. This site also has information about special measures being introduced by the Employment Service to help people affected by the Foot and Mouth outbreak.

New Deal
New Deal has been created to help unemployed people into work by closing the gap between the skills employers want and the skills people can offer.

Jobcentre Plus
The Jobcentre Plus, the service for people of working age, offers a number of services and programmes to help new job seekers, unemployed people, particularly long-term unemployed people, people with disabilities and others who may need extra help in finding work.

The matrix Standard is a national quality standard for organisations delivering information, advice and guidance services for learning and work, developed by The Guidance Council.

Skills and labour market information website providing a database including projections, as well as reports from the National Skills Task Force.

Other Sites of Interest

Finding the right course can be complicated so if you get stuck, simply call the learndirect free and impartial helpline on 0800 100 900 for fast, friendly help.

UK Online
This site is your site. It aims to tell you all you need to know about Government.

Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions was formed on the 8th June from parts of the former Department of Social Security and parts of the former Department for Education and Employment. The Department will continue to help with the costs of raising children and with arranging child support maintenance, support people who are looking for work or cannot work and promote financial security in retirement.

Teacher Training Agency
The Teacher Training Agency seeks to raise standards in schools by attracting able and committed people to teaching and by improving the quality of teacher training. Have you ever thought of becoming a teacher?