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Employability Bridgend

Employability Bridgend help both employed and unemployed residents of Bridgend County Borough who need support with employability. They can support you to upskill, get a job or get a better job.

This includes providing:

  • free training and qualifications
  • supported job search
  • CV development including volunteering placements

The training can include increasing ‘soft’ skills such as confidence and interview techniques, or vocational qualifications such as CSCS cards and Teaching Assistant qualifications. The training is client-led, so you can access help that is relevant to you.

We may also be able to provide support for work-related costs, such as:

  • transport to work until you are paid
  • clothing, for example work shoes

We are community-based and meet clients in venues all around the borough.

We are funded through Welsh Government and European Social Fund.

For help with employability, please contact:


Employability Bridgend

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: 01656 815317

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Lockdown diaries

We at Employability Bridgend hope you are doing well. Though we cannot see you in person, our teams have been working hard to support you. Here are updates from our:

  • skills trainers/participant and engagement officers, who are responsible for booking and delivering training and qualifications
  • mentors, who are responsible for helping participants to create actions plans and build confidence or overcome barriers
  • employment liaison officers, who are responsible for supporting people into work and liaise with employers

Lockdown diary entries:

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