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Access to Work Grants

An Access to Work grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition to help you: • start working • stay in work • move into self-employment or start a business The grant is not for business start-up…

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships give you the chance to earn and learn at the same time and take between one to four years to complete. What is an apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are a mixture of on-the-job and off-the-job training for young people and adults 16 and over. On-the-job, you…

College open days

What is an Open Day? An Open Day is a time when schools and colleges open for visits by students, and possibly their parents, who are researching colleges or universities and deciding where to apply. As part of an Open Day, visitors will receive a guided tour…

Employability skills

Employability Skills are key skills that you need to be able to get a job and are useful when you are working. These include: Communication skills Being able to explain what you mean in a clear and concise way, either in writing or when you…

Employment, Training and Education

Hampshire County Council offers many employment opportunities, which can be found through its dedicated jobs website. The Council also offers directly delivered training, through Apprenticeships and Traineeships, Careers Advice and NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) support. This information, for young people, is all…

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 replaces multiple anti-discrimination laws with a single Act. It simplifies the law, removing inconsistencies and making it easier for people to understand and comply with. It also strengthens the law in important ways to help tackle discrimination and inequality. More information…

FLARE's "Equal Pay for Equal Work" campaign

FLARE, the young people's advisory group to the Department for Education, are taking to social media to talk about a matter that they have identified as important. This time, they are addressing the issue of Equal Pay for Equal Work. FLARE members (young disabled people…

Getting Involved

In Hampshire County Council Adult services we want to make sure that people who use services are at the heart of what we do as a department. This means there are a lot of things going on to involve people who use services and carers…

Glossary / Jargon buster

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A AAC - Augmentative and Alternative Communication. The term AAC covers a huge range of techniques which support or…

Hampshire Careers and Employability Service

Hampshire Futures Careers Information Service In response to the ongoing challenges presented by Covid-19, we are pleased to be bringing our services to you online via Hampshire Futures Careers Information Service. Hampshire Careers and Employability Service is a sold service to schools and colleges in Hampshire.  It provides…
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