You Can is a free course designed for the residents of Essex to learn more about working in the public sector. Learners will gain an understanding of what the public sector is, what jobs and opportunities are available, what skills are transferable and reflecting this onto a CV as well as a personal advice and support to help plan next steps.

Next course: 13th October 2022

What Will I Learn?

Session 1

This session will cover what the public sector is, what is it like to work in the public sector and hear from current employees on their experience. The National Careers Service will look at what transferable skills are, embed your transferable skills in an application form, an interview and onto your CV. This session will explore who you are, where you’d like to go and what pathways are available to you.

Session 2

This session will improve your digital skills and explore the different jobs and opportunities available in the public sector. We will look at busting some myths around working in the public sector and have a discussion around apprenticeships.

Session 3

You will receive personal advice and support for your new start from one of our business development team. They will be able to give you information, advice, and guidance on some of the available roles within the public sector and which ones may suit you.

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday 15th September (Chelmsford & Clacton)
  • Thursday 13th October (Clacton)
  • Thursday 17th November (Hybrid Basildon and Clacton)
  • Thursday 8th December (Online)
  • Thursday 13th January (Hybrid Harlow and Clacton)
  • Thursday 9th February (Colchester)
  • Thursday 16th March (Hybrid Harlow and Colchester)

Your Future Matters

Your Future Matters supports and connects residents, communities and business with free information, advice, and guidance. Find out more about the project here

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