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At Starting Point we offer free and impartial employment advice to anyone looking for work. We can advise on jobs, Apprenticeships, education and training in a professional, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Our expert Career Coaches can help create a personal career plan and give advice on how to achieve your goals, while helping perfect your CV and interview technique.

Appointments can be delivered over the phone or digitally.

**All of our events and courses will run in line with the latest Government guidance, and you will be contacted should any events be subject to change**

To find out more about how Starting Point can help you, call us now on 01744 698800 or complete the enquiry form.
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“The Fast Track to an Apprenticeship programme definitely helped, before doing the course my CV was boring and didn’t have much information in and I didn’t have much confiden…"

Leanne Carey, Finance and Administration Apprentice at Livesey Spottiswood

“I’m earning as well as learning. Personally I didn’t want to go to university and study for three or four years as you’re not guaranteed a job at the end of it. “Now …"

Alannah Kirby, WLSS

“I would definitely recommend an Apprenticeship. I didn’t think I would be able to build a website and use Adobe software, I’m learning new skills every day.”

Kieran Martin, NL Williams Group

“I was able to look into jobs that I didn’t know existed. Starting Point helped me find jobs that were suitable for me in terms of the hours and pay. I’m quite artistic and m…"

Ayisha Withington, Premier Window Blinds

“ I feel like I find the practical tasks enriching and I’ve learned a lot more by being hands on than I would have done if I was learning from a book.”

Oliver Eddleston, Chalon Components

“I’m so happy with how much I’ve learnt since coming to the Chamber. My employer was supported all the way through thanks to my training adviser”

Olivia McGilvray, Parish Primary School.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed working through and learning my NQV Level 2. I feel much more confident and have learned so much from my assessor. I look forward to continuing onto my L…"

Mica Pullen from JAD Direct

“It was a great idea to come here. There’s a lot more opportunity to meet the actual employers instead of just applying for the jobs online. There’s a lot of courses available to …"

Shane Brown

“I would definitely recommend the Fast Track to an Apprenticeship course to my friends, the interview skills part was really helpful and gave me a bit more confidence when I went…"

Caitlin Houghton, Early Years Practitioner at Little Journeys Day Nursery

“The Chamber Hair Academy is a very friendly environment and the tutors are lovely. Because the class sizes are small you can get a lot more one to one support and can really get s…"

Lois Richardson, Eden Hair Salon