Portland Pathways

Portland Pathways

This innovative programme is open to local people and businesses, offering free guidance and training to support employment.

There are three Pathways:


We can help you to;

  • Assess your employability needs and work with you to address them
  • Create a professional CV and/or cover letter
  • Search and apply for work, including support for online applications
  • Undertake employability sessions and prepare you for an interview.


We can support your business to;

  • Identify alternative recruitment avenues
  • Realise the benefits of employing someone with a disability or additional needs
  • Apply for Access to Work funding
  • Promote health and wellbeing in the workplace.


We will provide;

  • A range of short courses aimed at people with mental health difficulties
  • Strategies and techniques to take away and use in daily life
  • Ongoing support to help improve health and wellbeing

Upcoming Recovery College courses
These 5 week courses will help you to understand and develop ways to manage your wellbeing and resilience, with increased confidence to get the most out of your opportunities for your future.

Our advice hubs are located centrally at:

Portland Pathways @ Advice Hub

16 Regent Street


NG18 1SS

Portland Pathways @ Outram Street

Waterfield House

10B Outram Street

Sutton in Ashfield


NG17 4AX

For more information about our services and courses, to enrol and book your place please contact our Portland Pathways team:

email: pathways@portland.ac.uk or

Call: 01623 499193

Portland Pathways

The skills, employability and enterprise initiative with local businesses, employer groups and local authorities demonstrates commitment to improving the life chances of learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities when they leave education and training.

OFSTED - 2017

Portland Pathways