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Education, Skills and Employment

Links to organisations in the area that can help your job search, careers advice or support in becoming self-employed.

  • Job Centre Plus: The Department for Work and Pensions working-age support service.
  • Military recruitment, training and operations: The Cadet Forces, the Reserve Forces, graduate schemes and opportunities for schools and students to get involved.
  • SORTED! comprises of seven well established charities, which provide a wide range of employment related services and support for the Forces community to find and stay in work.
  • Career Transition Partnership:  Ministry of Defence working with Right Management. Service leavers of all ranks from the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Marines can all benefit from resettlement support, career transition advice and training opportunities.
  • Remploy Veterans: Armed Forces & Veterans Services - provider of employment services for disabled people.
  • Dover District Volunteering Centre: The Volunteer Centre is an independent charity within a big family of Volunteer Centres across England and Wales - all working to support volunteers and their local communities.
  • Kent Adult Education: A county-wide organisation with Adult Education Centres in all twelve Kent districts offering a range of courses.
  • Open University: Find out what courses the OU offer, financial support for studying and working at the OU.
  • Troops to Teachers: The Troops to Teachers programme is about recruiting the very best former Service personnel (Service leavers) into teaching.
  • Help with training and qualifications for people leaving the Armed Forces and veterans (CAB): Information for veterans and people about to leave the armed forces, on training for new qualifications and skills to help them find employment.