The Learning & Skills Service provides a wide range of courses, free for all residents of Stockton. Asylum seekers can sign up for these courses after their claim has been pending for over six months.

Apprenticeships opportunities to learn and do practical work at the same time. You can find more information about apprenticeships on the UK government’s website.

Asylum seekers will need to have had their claim pending for more than six months to be able to sign up for an apprenticeship. In addition, asylum seekers are unable to participate in the practical components of apprenticeships.