Useful links

Advice, guidance and support Young people aged 13 to 19 can get careers advice over the phone, via email, forums, webchat and even text.
 Local independent advice, guidance and support for young people aged 13 to 19
 Young Persons Advisory Service – local advice and support for young people aged 10 to 25 
free confidential sexual health advice for people aged under 25
support for homeless teenagers 
support on Autism Spectrum Disorder, transition from School to employment with training Dyslexia Foundation is a charity which offers specialist support to people with Dyslexia.

Employment Government information on employment rights
 Independent advice and resolution services to improve relations in the workplace
 Health and Safety Executive – protecting people’s health and safety at work

Equality and diversity
 Equality and Human Rights Commission

 You can apply for a loan to help with the costs of a college or training course if you’re 24 or older.

 National Apprenticeships Service website Everything you need to know about progressing to higher education courses or going to university The Skills Funding Agency deliver £4.1 billion of skills training through contracts with over 1,000 colleges, private training organisations and employers. 
Improve your maths and English skills on this BBC site Skills CFA – national standards body for vocational education in business and administration
 National standards body for hair and beauty training
 Awarding organisation for hairdressing and barbering
 Awarding organisation for childcare, business and administration and functional skills VTCT is the awarding organisation for hairdressing and barbering Awarding organisation for Childcare, Business and Administration, Customer service and Functional Skills

Public travel information for Merseyside

Apprenticeships Traineeships Positive about disabled people - recognition by Jobcentre Plus Investors in People Cache nurturing achievement The matrix Standard Habia member school BIIAB Merseyside Hairdressing Forum VTCT Greater Merseyside Learning Providers Federation Mode Training Ltd Training Excellence European Social Fund