Online Opportunities For Young People: April 2021 Part Two


Online Opportunities For Young People: April 2021 Part Two

We’ve gathered together all the latest opportunities for young people out there to give you skills, enhance your CV and keep you busy:


New Opportunities for young people: 


Are you a young creative who isn’t in education, employment or training and are 19-24? Then Spotlight has the perfect training programme for you! We are partnering with YCUK to run a FREE 6 week training programme that’ll provide you with everything you need to start a career in the creative industry, including film, music, digital media, advertising and communications!  Programme running: 26th April – 31st May. Find out more at our information session Fri 16 Apr 5pm at Lansbury Spotlight. Email us at to register your interest.

Aim Skills Development are offering a Traineeship programme designed to get young people into work that perhaps don’t have the qualifications or experience to make it straight onto an apprenticeship. The programme is a 6-8 week government funded course. You will receive a qualification in Employability/Customer Service, a work placement and interview with continued job support. If you are NEET, 16-23 and interested in this opportunity please contact us by email

Boundless Theatre are looking for a Social Media Community Assistant for their fiction podcast @radioelusia. They’re looking for a creative person to join the team for 3 months and dedicate 3-4 hours weekly to be active on the Radio Elusia channels, engage and interact with audience members & help them grow their podcast community. If you’re into podcasts, have a thing for storytelling & audio drama or love to socialise online around podcast culture, click here to apply.

Beyond The Box Consultants are seeking young emerging Cultural Producers from across East London, 14-25 years of age, to programme a 10-day festival to take place at the People’s Pavilion, leading to London’s first space to be solely designed and curated by London’s youth community. You will be working along some of East London’s leading cultural institutions to programme the festival. Beyond The Box are a London Living Wage provider – you will be paid £10.85 per hour. Deadline: 12am, 27th April.

Bromley by Bow Centre X Spotlight are bring you the opportunity to earn a Active IQ Level 1 Award in Influencing Health and Wellbeing. This qualification will enable you to make positive changes in your own health as well as others in the community, you will build self-esteem and also make new connections. If you are aged 16-21 and are interested please contact


Online Opportunities for Young People Credit: Mark Lukas

Credit: Mark Lukas


Old Opportunities for young people still open for application:


The Skills Toolkit | Find a course | National Careers Service are offering you the chance to improve or learn new skills during this third and (hopefully) final lockdown! The National Careers Service has given access to FREE courses to help individuals to learn new skills, such as Practical Maths, Computer Essentials, Coding, and more.

This survey is for young people aged 16-25 living in London. Run by Partnership for Young London, the survey looks at how young people living in London feel about issues including the pandemic, employment, housing and the media. There are over 50 prizes available, and winners will be announced in April. Complete it here.

TogetherintheUK have launched a Creative Writing Competition open to first and second generation migrants to the UK. They want to hear YOUR stories about migrating to the UK, it can be a poem or a short story/essay. They have fantastic prizes and some high-profile judges. Deadline: 30th April 2021

TFL are opening 10 apprenticeship schemes in roles across TfL including engineering, procurement and management. They are looking to hire around 45 apprentices to start in September 2021. Their level 4, 5 and 6 Apprenticeships are open now – apply here.

The Inverse Apprentice is a creative entrepreneurship programme provoked by the TV show ‘The Apprentice’. Our format, in contrast to the TV programme, is led entirely by the participants – Tower Hamlets residents. If you are interested in joining the project as a participant, aged 18 or over and based in Tower Hamlets – apply here.

UK Youth x Microsoft: UK Youth is working closely with Microsoft to offer free digital skills workshops to young people and youth workers. The workshops cover a range of topics, from CV skills to coding. They will be led, virtually, by the team at Microsoft Stores. Please fill out this form to indicate your interest and one of their team will be in touch shortly to discuss the opportunity in more detail.


Are you an organisation providing free opportunities for young people who wants to appear on this list? Email us at