Businesses need to be able develop and have access to a talented labour pool. Local people need to be able to gain the skills they need to take advantage of local employment opportunities.
An ambitious plan to help Crawley people access better quality job opportunities within the town has been launched.
The plan aims to address skills gaps in the local workforce through four main projects; a Town Centre Skills Academy, Gatwick Skills Laboratory, Crawley Young Workers Scheme and Employ Crawley.
Find out more detail about the Crawley Employment and Skills Plan 2016-2021 .
The first project from the Employment and Skills Plan has been launched; Employ Crawley is now open to the public. Based within Crawley and Broadifeld Libraries, residents are able to access a range of support to help them get to their next career step, no matter what their situation. To find out more visit www.regeneratingcrawley.org.uk/employcrawley
There are a number of education and training organisation in the area that can help and support businesses and people in learning and development.
Apprenticeships are a great way to receive training and qualifications whilst earning a salary. Anyone can become an apprentice regardless of age and experience.
Get in Go Far is a newly launched programme which provides all the information that anyone would need when considering an apprenticeship, even including specific information for employers, teachers and parents. The National Apprenticeship Service and National Careers Service also provide further information on vacancies, support and advice.
Have a look at some of the very fun and useful employment, skills, and entrepreneurial initiatives for young people that we support.
Crawley has a great variety of employment opportunities and careers on offer. See below for services, support and advice on jobs, employability and more.
Labour Market Statistics
For details about the latest labour market and employment statistics for Crawley, visit our economic profile page .
For any further questions and support, please contact Employment and Skills .
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