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New guide encourages more people to work in further education

Lifelong Learning UK has launched a new guide to help people who are interested in starting a new career as a teacher or assessor in the further education sector.

The Guide to Working in Further Education explains the sector and the sorts of training and learning it provides. It gives information on different roles, what they involve, typical pay and conditions, entry routes, and qualifications. It also offers lots of practical advice on completing application forms and how to do well in interviews and presentations - all tailored to recruitment practices in the sector.

The guide has been produced as part of our Pass on Your Skills programme, which aims to encourage more people with job-related skills and experience into further education in England. Over 5000 people have already applied to take part, from areas including construction, health and social care, hair and beauty, engineering and manufacturing. 

As well as offering them the free guide, Lifelong Learning UK is running events to help them in their search for employment in the sector. The events will include workshops on completing applications and interview techniques, and participants will also be able to test out their teaching skills with a 'micro teach' practice.

To find out more about the Pass on Your Skills recruitment campaign and to request or download The Guide to Working in Further Education, visit

Pass on Your Skills also provides free recruitment support services to training and skills providers in England. This includes advertising teaching and assessing vacancies to applicants who meet minimum eligibility criteria, and on selected recruitment websites for vacancies in hard-to-fill subject areas.

If you are a learning provider in England and would like to know more about the free recruitment services provided by Lifelong Learning UK visit

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