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Working and new skills

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Would you like to learn new skills so that you can get a job? Do you want to improve your learning with a long or short course? This section can help you start to find work or trying something new.

There are many options. It is all about what interests you.

So, you may want training that leads to a job. Or, you may want to learn something new, like how to cook or play a music instrument. We can help you find out more.

There is also help if you want a job or training to help you live life with less support.

All people with learning disabilities can live fulfilled lives and be able to work, with the right support. Please read: Getting a job: Advice for family carers of adults with a learning disability [PDF file 6829KB]|PDF file

Take a look at Mencap's very useful website: Mencap Employment Services|External link

Do you want to keep busy, but do not want a paid job? There is lots of voluntary work that you can do.