Employment and training


  1. Jobcentre Plus
  2. South Tyneside Works
  3. South Tyneside College
  4. South Tyneside Ten
  5. Inspire South Tyneside 

There are several agencies in South Tyneside here to help you get back into work, training, or education, or support you with setting up your own business.

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus provides a wide range of information and services, like benefits, loans, and grants and can help with finding a job. 

Jobcentre Plus

You can also access the vacancies on the Jobcentre Plus database by contacting the Jobseeker Direct service by telephone.

Advisers will help you by letting you know about the available and suitable vacancies you are interested in, in the area you are looking for work. Call 0845 6060 234. If you have hearing or speech difficulties, call the textphone on 0845 6055 255.

South Tyneside Works

South Tyneside Council's Skills team promotes a wide range of training, education and learning opportunities.

Eligible learners will be fully funded and have nothing to pay towards the cost of the course.

For more information visit South Tyneside Works or call 0800 073 1772.

South Tyneside College

South Tyneside College has hundreds of courses that can help you to build an exciting future. 

For full details of the full range of available courses visit: South Tyneside College.

The college has a number of open days throughout the year and all details are contained on their website. 

South Tyneside TEN

Next Steps is an information and Guidance Service delivered via South Tyneside TEN.

The Next Steps Adviser can give you full details regarding career paths, the qualifications you need for certain jobs and independent advice regarding training and education.

TEN North East

Inspire South Tyneside

People from all walks of life decide to help others by volunteering.

There are many benefits to be gained from volunteering:

  • enhance your employment potential
  • make new friends
  • gain confidence
  • stay active
  • try a new direction
  • access training and qualifications
  • make additions to your CV
  • have fun

Find out more at Inspire South Tyneside.