Employment and skills support

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Stockton-on-Tees and the Tees Valley are well known for the quality of the workforce.

The key qualities of the local people are their skills, hard work, adaptability and flexibility proved by the way that they have positively responded to the needs of modern industries such as electronics and call centres.

The availability of such a workforce is the area's main strength and when coupled with competitive labour costs has been a key factor in many businesses decision to locate, expand and remain here.



Employers needing assistance with the recruitment of new staff can contact the Jobcentre Plus through the GOV.UK website

Stockton Council Learning and Skills - Apprenticeships, Study Programme and Private Training. 

Stockton Council Learning and Skills offers a wide range of learning and apprenticeship training opportunities for adult and post 16 learners across Stockton and the surrounding area. Stockton Council Learning and Skills is the largest provider of work-based learning in the borough and provides programmes up to Level 3.

For more information contact Stockton Council Learning and Skills

Telephone: 01642 527904

Email: [email protected]