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Local help services

Service What's on offer
Towards Employment (16-25 year olds)
  • ​Apprenticeships
  • Training and skills
  • Work trials
  • Support with travel and lunch expenses
Groundwork London (16-24 year olds)
  • Advice and guidance
  • Training and skills
Merton Adult Learning
  • ​Adult learning courses
South Thames College
  • Apprenticeships
  • Apprenticeship vacancy matching service

Training and Recruitment Partnership (TRP)

An independent learning provider based in Mitcham

  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
MOAT apprenticeships

Get started in a career in housing

  • Apprenticeships

Merton Connected volunteering

Volunteering can be a further route into employment

  • Local volunteering opportunities
Careers Inspiration London
  • ​Careers advice
Love London Working
  • Employment and training

Street League

A sports and employability charity supporting young people aged 16-24 and not in employment, education or training.

  • One-to-one career support and guidance
  • CV writing
  • Interview practice
  • Training courses

For more local help services see:

National services

Service ​What's on offer

Aspire London ; study an accredited Unit of Level 4 across the sectors digital skills, health and social care, creative industries and construction.

  • Education
  • Training and skills
​Start (11-18 year olds)
  • Careers advice

JETS (Job Entry Targeted Support)


  • Job search support
  • Sector based work programmes  (SWAPs)
Better Working Futures
  • Job search support
  • Help with job applications
  • Training courses
  • ​Job search
​Job Centre Plus
  • ​Job search
​Career Builder
  • ​Job search
Find a Job
  • ​​Job search
Civil Service Jobs
  • ​Job search
​National Careers Service
  • ​Explore careers
  • Discover your skills
  • Find courses
  • Help to get a job
Global Solution Services
  • ​Career guidance
  • Management training
  • Job search support
The Skills Toolkit
  • ​Free digital and numeracy courses to build skills
  • E-learning Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) courses with employer and telephone or video interviews.


  • Free online courses (for aged 19+ and in receipt of benefit) - qualifications available from customer service, dementia care to personal development.

Become an apprentice

Apprenticeships are real jobs with training so you can earn while you learn. As an apprentices you will earn a wage, work alongside experienced staff and gain job-specific skills.

List an opportunity here

If you are based in Merton and want to advertise local job vacancies or apprenticeship opportunities here, please email future.merton@merton.gov.uk.