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Opportunities in Hackney

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Design Futures

Graphic Design skills and live brief course leading to paid industry placements.

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Support for you

Youth Employment Hub

Are you a Hackney young person planning for your future? Here you will find information about a wide range of areas of support including help with planning your next steps, where to find information about training, placements, volunteering, apprenticeships, and jobs…


Upskill in Hackney

Hackney Council has a wide range of free courses available for adults keen to develop their skills and boost their employability.

For more information about our 2023-2024 courses check out our prospectus!


The Creative Enterprise Zone (CEZ)

Develop and sharpen your skills with technology to gain an upper hand in the Creative Industries by joining the programme!


We offer ways for you to get work experience and training and the support you need around employment.

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Whether you’re looking for your first job, you want to progress further, explore your career options or you’ve been out of work for a while, our advisors can help you to achieve your goals.

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Earn while you learn with an apprenticeship

Want to earn while you learn? We can help you find an apprenticeship at the council or with local businesses.


Gain work experience through placements

Paid work placements including through the kickstart scheme, giving Hackney residents and school leavers career insight and employability skills.

Work placements

The Commission into Diversity and Inclusion in Digital Tech

Do you want to work in software development, cyber security, digital marketing, web development or other digital technology roles but feel cut off from opportunities?

Learn more about the Commission and share your views on what needs to be done to address this issue by completing the short survey.

Information for employers

We work with employers to provide guidance and recruitment needs. Learn more about our services for businesses

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Do you need employment support?

If you need some employment guidance, you can sign up to talk with a personal employment advisor.

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