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Help in Preston

Here in Preston there is plenty of support to help you on the Help in Preston website.

There are lots of different routes that people can take to upskill, volunteer and gain employment.

This is personal to each individual and depends on many factors including aspirations, personal commitments, care needs, financial situations and skill sets.

Visit the Help in Preston website - Learning, Working and Volunteering


If you are looking for training and support to help you into work, the Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub has developed a free online directory tool called Escalate.

By answering a few simple questions you will be able to see what is available in your local area to help you get the support you need to get into work and gain extra skills

Escalate - Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub

Skills for Work

Skills for Work - Preston has information about support that can help you get a job and if you are employed there is help for you to learn new skills.

Business recruitment and training support

If you are in work or an employer, looking for recruitment or training support, we have a section on Business recruitment and training support.

Visit Invest Preston - Business recruitment and training support

Digital Skills

For details of free digital skills training and support, please visit Lancashire Skills Hub - Digital Skills Partnership on Free digital skills and training.


To find out which Apprenticeships Lancashire training providers offer, see the Lancs Forum - Sorted guide.

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