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Jobs, apprenticeships and work experience for young people

We want to help more young people find work and training opportunities. Sandwell Council's employment and skills team Think Sandwell will support you to get into work, education or training.

We’re supporting local businesses to take on apprentices and staff by helping them find funding towards the cost of a young person’s wages.

For young people: Get help finding a job or apprenticeship

If you’re aged 16 to 24 and not in education, training or employment and live in Sandwell, we’ll help you get a job or an apprenticeship with a local business or the council.

Become an apprentice or get help to find a job

I have a disability and would like support to find a job or apprenticeship

View our apprenticeship vacancies

If you're aged 16 to 29 we can also help you find a job by supporting you to improve your skills - check out the Black Country Impact project.

Get work experience with the council

If you're aged between 14 and 24 and you live or study in Sandwell, we can offer you work experience in all sorts of areas - including marketing, ICT, finance, legal, construction, architecture, working outdoors, general admin and much more.

Get work experience with Sandwell Council

For businesses: Take on an apprentice or young person and get help with wages

If you’re a business interested in taking on an apprentice or young member of staff, we’ll match you up with a suitable person interested in your area of business. We'll also help you to find funding towards their wages for up to one year.

Take on an apprentice or employ a young person.

Aged 29 or over?

Think Sandwell work to support people of all ages Contact our Think Sandwell team, who also advertise jobs for local companies.

You may also be interested in vacancies with Sandwell Council and partner organisations.