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50 Futures work experience programme

The 50 Futures programme provides high quality work experience placements, with Middlesbrough Council and our trusted partners, for people in our local community who struggle to find employment. It's open to anyone aged 16 or over who lives in Middlesbrough.

What will I get?

50 Futures placements offer a valuable experience in a real working environment, where you'll:

  • meet new people to expand your network
  • strengthen your CV to help with future job prospects
  • be supported by our training advisors and qualified staff
  • have the opportunity to be noticed by employers for future paid roles


If you're interested in 50 Futures, take a look at what some of our participants thought about the programme:

"I really enjoyed the 50 Futures work experience. It gave me the confidence to know I could do the job before completing the application. This made me more positive going into the interview."

"Working with the children, seeing the difference I can make has given me purpose and brought back my confidence. To anyone out there in a similar position my advice is take advantage of the opportunities available through 50 Futures and to go for it."

"After being out of work for so long 50 Futures was exactly what I needed. It gave me an opportunity to prove myself in the workplace before I even had the interview which was a massive confidence boost."

I'd like to apply for 50 Futures

If you're interested in a placement through 50 Futures, you can let us know by visiting theĀ Middlesbrough Community Learning Service website.

I'm an employer and I'd like to offer a placement

We're looking for employers to join us in offering high-quality placements through the 50 Futures scheme.

You can find out more on theĀ 50 Futures for employers page, including the benefits of offering a placement.