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Get help finding a job, training or apprenticeship

If you live in Merton, there are a number of services that can help you get into work, improve your skills or find a better job.

Local help services

Service What's on offer
Merton Adult Education
  • ​Adult learning courses
South Thames College
  • Apprenticeships
  • Apprenticeship vacancy matching service

The Training and Recruitment Partnership Ltd (TRP)

An independent learning provider based in Mitcham

  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
MOAT apprenticeships

Get started in a career in housing

  • Apprenticeships

Wandle MyFuture

A range of services to help you to get into work, or into better employment

  • Training and skills
  • Job search support
  • CV writing
  • Interview skills
  • Help to set up a business

MVSC volunteering

Volunteering can be a further route into employment

  • Local volunteering opportunities
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

The Family Services Directory: Employment lists even more local services that offer help with getting a job.

Visit Opportunity Sutton, Croydon Works and Croydon Council's training and employment web page for more opportunities. Merton Council is part of the South London Partnership and collaborates with neighbouring boroughs to support employment.

National services

Service ​What's on offer
​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.

List an opportunity here

If you are based in Merton and want to advertise local job vacancies or apprenticeship opportunities here, please email