Apprentice (IAG)

Apprentice Information and Guidance

Support Agencies for further advice and guidance across local authorities and agencies

Local Authorities – Here you’ll find Local Authority information. Local Authorities are a great place to start when you need information, advice or guidance.

National Support Agencies – In this section we’ve categorized support agencies that work nationally.

Local Support Agencies – Here you’ll find organisations that work at a local level (so maybe just working with people in one town).We’ve grouped these organisations into Local Authority areas.

Local Authorities

Listed below are website links for all of the West Midlands Local Authorities.

Birmingham City Council –
Coventry City Council –
Dudley MBC –
Herefordshire Council –
Sandwell MBC –
Shropshire Council –
Solihull MBC –
Staffordshire County Council –
Stoke-on-Trent Council –
Telford and Wrekin Local Authority-
Walsall MBC –
Warwickshire County Council –
Wolverhampton City Council –
Worcestershire County Council –

National Support Agencies

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Listed below is a link to Apprenticeship Vacancies.This site allows you to view and apply for Apprenticeships across England.There is also a link to our own job page where you can find our apprenticeship and employment vacancies.

The National Apprenticeship Service –
National Career Service –
Eagles Consultancy Ltd –

Job Opportunities

This section provides you with a list of useful sites where you can search and apply for jobs.

Univeral Job Match –
Monster –
Total Jobs –
Reed –
Jobsite –
Recruit.Net –
Guardian Jobs –
Jobs Today –
Fish4Jobs –
Career Jet –

Drug Advice and Guidance

The National Institute on Drug Abuse –
Back on Track –
Frank –

Support with issues such as Bullying, Child Protection and Safeguarding Advice

Bullying –
Childline –
Anti Bullying Alliance –
Get Help with Bullying –
The Children’s Society –
Safeguarding Children –
Commission for Racial Equality –

Careers Guidance

Listed below are links to local authority careers services, Connexions services or other organisations that can help you find the right career.You can of course always speak with one of our offices who will be more than happy to help.

National Careers Service –
Ucas Progress –
Careers World –
Careers information –
Careers Box –
Get Smart –

Housing Support / Debt Advice

Shelter –
Citizens Advice Bureau –
Debt –
Midland Heart (Homeless Support) –
Homeless Support UK –

Medical Help and Support

NHS Direct –
Stop Smoking – 0800 073 4242

Support for Carers

Young Carers –
Sure Start Centres –
Parentline Plus – 0808 8002222
Parents Centre –

Mental Health and Support / Support with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities

The National Autistic Society –
Mental health issues –
Support with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities –
Disability Rights Commission –
Remploy –
Equal Opportunities Commission –

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering –

Local Support Agencies

West Midlands Services

Birmingham Connexions –
Solihull Connexions –
Wolverhampton Connexions –
Wolverhampton Area Prospectus –
Sandwell Connexions –
Sandwell Area Prospectus –
Walsall Connexions –
Dudley Connexions Service –
Midland Heart (Homeless Support) –
Walsall Drug Support – Addaction Walsall –

Staffordshire Services

Staffordshire Young People’s Service (Connexions) –
Staffordshire Youth Box (previous Connexions page) –
Staffordshire Volunteering –
Wheels to work-Staffs county council –
Staffordshire drug and alcohol support –
Stop Smoking (North Staffs) –
Midland Heart Housing –
Bus Services and Timetables –
Midland Heart (Homeless Support) –

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Services

Herefordshire,Worcestershire, Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin Training Providers –
Worcestershire Connexions –
Herefordshire IAG Service (Connexions) –
Redditch Borough Council –
St Basils supported accommodation –
Homeless support – Redditch Night Stop –


Bullying – For children and parents

Bullying within the workplace


Safeguarding – For children and parents


Safeguarding for Adults

Safeguarding – For Vulnerable adults


Drug & Alcohol Support for young adults & adults

Mental health support for children & young people


Mental health support for adults

Support for healthy eating

British Values

Equality & Diversity

Learning support and special educational needs

Job information & opportunities

How to write a CV –

Volunteer opportunities with the West Midlands Police –

Volunteer opportunities with the Children’s Society –



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