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Your Future: How we can help you!

We at London Skills for Growth have lots of opportunities available for young people, and we make it our job to ensure each young person reaches their potential.

Our Learner Recruitment team will support you from beginning to end and will be your first point of call, providing you with all the information you need to empower you to make the best decisions for your future!

GET IN TOUCH!  Call: 020 8221 0500.  Email:   Contact Form


An Apprenticeship gives you a paid job and the chance to get your qualifications – with no student debt, plenty of bespoke professional support and the chance to get your career off to a flying start.


Traineeships are designed help young people who want to get an apprenticeship or job but don’t yet have appropriate skills or experience.

About London Skills for Growth

We at London Skills for Growth offer a personalised local service across London from our three sites at Stratford, Woolwich and Bexleyheath.

As a charity with ‘skills’ at our very heart we seek to improve the lives of young people through our work with local employers, recruiting apprentices, and helping support young people in finding the ladder of opportunity to a sustainable and positive career.

You can earn and learn across a variety of exciting sectors and jobs, improving your skills, gaining valuable experience and boosting your career goals.

Entry requirements


You have to be aged 16 years or over and must be working a minimum of 30 hours per week. You also need to be a resident in England and not in full-time education.

This qualification is suitable for those already in full-time employment as well as those wishing to enter full-time employment.


You have to be aged 16 years or over, and qualified below Level 3. You could be suitable if you are motivated to work, unemployed, or work fewer than 16 hours per week and have little work experience.

Benefits of training with London Skills for Growth

London Skills for Growth work hard to ensure that we give you the opportunity to show us all of your skills, not just your qualifications. We will assess your communication, presentation, employability and team work skills as well as your level of Maths and English.

This means that you will be offered the programme or Apprenticeship that is best for you and will allow you to progress at an appropriate pace.

You will have an opportunity to work towards Maths and English qualifications whilst undergoing a Traineeship or Apprenticeship at London Skills for Growth.

You will have a dedicated assessor or tutor who will be able to give you all the support you need to ensure you achieve your qualifications, improve your employability skills, complete your apprenticeship and reach your full potential!

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What happens next?

We aim to see every young person within 48 hours of registration of interest. We hold assessment interviews every Tuesday and Thursday of every week across all sites: Bexleyheath, Woolwich and Stratford. The assessment is the perfect opportunity to show us your skills. You will participate in various challenges, meet new people and have the opportunity to tell us all about you and your aspirations.

You will be given expert advice and guidance in an interview from a Learner Recruitment Officer to plan your future. We will also support you in writing an excellent CV, preparing for interviews.

Get in touch today to find out more! You can contact us via the website, email or phone 020 8221 0500

Success stories at Skills for Growth

Emma Hart Learner Testimonial about Skills for Growth

Emma Hart

“My name is Emma and I am going to tell you a bit about my journey and how I got to where I am today. I left school in year 9 without completing any qualifications...”

Read more on our Young Person Case Studies page!

James Learner Testimonial about Skills for Growth


“Before working at Skills for Growth I had been studying A Levels at Coopers Company & Coborn School Sixth Form. I found the difference between GCSE and A level quite large...

Read more on our Young Person Case Studies page!

Sadiq Adesanya Learner Testimonial about Skills for Growth

Sadiq Adesanya

“I was quite the lost child before I started at Skills for Growth. I was a fresh drop out from college, intelligent and well-mannered, but with no sense of direction...”

Read more on our Young Person Case Studies page!

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High Quality Training across London

Skills for Growth deliver a range of high quality training across London at our three sites. We deliver apprenticeships, traineeships and provide a business support service to employers.

Find out more about our sites by clicking the links below:

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Need More information about us?

Skills for Growth are a charity with 'skills' at its very heart. We are passionate about progression and the key to this is supporting young people and employers to make the process a valuable experience for all involved!

GET IN TOUCH!  Call: 020 8221 0500.  Email:   Contact Form

Learner Vacancies

Visit the learner vacancies page for more apprenticeship opportunities

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