Learning and training

The following organisations can support you to develop your skills and help you get ready for employment:

Find a job

Find full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales.

Find a job


The Skills Toolkit

Free courses to help you learn new skills or change jobs. Including general skills that apply to all sectors and more specialised skills.

Explore Skills Toolkit


Activate Learning (Banbury, Bicester and other sites)

If you are struggling to find work, would like help making your CV stand out from the crowd or are thinking about a change in career, then consider your local options.

View Activate Learning


Banbury and Bicester College

Provides leading-edge vocational programmes for all ages and levels. Whether you are unemployed and need help to get back into work or looking for a career change, they offer a package of support that can help you get ready for your next step which includes help with CVs and employablity. They can also help you access courses to improve your skills and qualifications, including those in:

  • Care
  • Business administration
  • Customer service
  • Hospitality
  • Security
  • CSCS
  • Fork lift truck driving

Call 0808 1686626 or go online to learn more.

Career pathways

Adult education

Vocational courses

Contact the college


EMBS Community College

Offering a range of courses to help you raise your confidence, develop new skills, find employment and progress onto further or higher education through caring and committed staff and a diverse and supportive student body.

Careers service

Adult education

Services for young people

Contact the college


Oxfordshire Adult Learning

Find a hobby, retrain, upskill or find your passion.  A variety of courses are available through Abingdon and Witney College.

View adult learning courses