Skills, Employment and Training in Broxtowe

This page will provide information to support individuals and businesses looking for skills, employment and training opportunities in Broxtowe.

Employability Support

Well For Work

Support is available for people with physical or mental health, financial struggles, special educational needs or disabilities, substance misuse or language barriers.

Well for Work advisers can help you with:

  • Finding the perfect job for you
  • Qualifications, including English and Maths
  • Sector based training
  • Work programme assistance
  • Wellbeing and therapy services
  • Housing support, financial advice and travel assistance

Well for Work is based in the Housing department at Broxtowe Borough Council. For more information, please visit the Well for Work website (Opens in a new window)

Inspire Learning - Back2Work

The Back2Work initiative supports people in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire to help them get back into training and employment. They can help with career advice and changes, CV writing, applying for jobs, preparing for work, interview practice and preparation, work and volunteering placements, and much more. 

For more information, please visit Inspire's website (Opens in a new window)


Futures For You

Futures can help you if you are looking for work, thinking about your next steps after school or college, facing redundancy, looking to gain new skills, or if you feel you need further support to help you, such as mental health support. They work in collaboration with a variety of organisations, including the National Careers Service, the NHS, schools and colleges, and local training organisations. 

For more information, please visit the Future's website (Opens in a new window).


Hope Nottingham: Hope Employment Pathway

Hope Nottingham is a local food bank located in Beeston that runs a range of community outreach programmes, including:

  • Jobs Clubs in Beeston and Stapleford
  • Literacy Group for Adults
  • Computer Club

They also run a Food Club, Wellbeing Café, Befriending Group and more community-orientated groups. 

For more information, please visit Hope House's website (Opens in a new window).


Job Centre Plus

You can engage with the Job Centre Plus to receive free employability support and to find work. There are three Job Centres that serve Broxtowe residents:

  • Beeston Job Centre Plus
  • Heanor Job Centre Plus
  • Ilkeston Job Centre Plus

For more information, please contact your nearest Job Centre Plus (Opens in a new window).

Training and Qualifications

University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham work with hundreds of organisations both large and small, to find innovative solutions to the challenges they face.

With over 3,000 academics at our campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia, we offer world-class research expertise and state-of-the-art facilities to provide that crucial competitive edge.

They can also provide the opportunity to recruit their talented workforce, provide training to develop current staff and license a technology that the University of Nottingham have developed.

For further information, visit the University of Nottingham website (Opens in a New Window).

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is proud to work with small and medium-sized organisations to help them to grow and develop. The support they provide includes subsidised placements, consultancy, workshops and events.

While NTU work with organisations locally, nationally and internationally, for small and medium businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire NTU can offer specific subsidised business innovation support through the Enabling Innovation programme.

For further information, please visit the Nottingham Trent University website (Opens in a New Window)

Nottingham College

Nottingham College is a leading recruitment and training provider, specialising in apprenticeship recruitment and training for businesses spread across numerous sectors.

For further information visit the Nottingham College website. (Opens in a New Window)

DBC Training - Employ Local

  • Employ Local is an employment support service for: Businesses who are looking to recruit in Derby, Derbyshire, and/or Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Unemployed individuals looking for work in Derby, Derbyshire, and/or Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

For employers they provide:

  •  A FREE full recruitment service – we match candidates to your requirements
  • Quality Candidates Bespoke advertising and promotion of your vacancies
  • Single point of contact
  • Thorough vetting process
  • Pre-employment training

For further information, please visit the DBC Training - Employ Local website. (Opens in a New Window)