Unemployed or Returning to Work

Providing that first important step on the skills ladder.

Returning to work after a period of unemployment or time out of the workforce can be daunting. We can help.

At DN Colleges Group, we provide that first important step on the skills ladder.  Whether someone wants to refresh skills that need updating or to develop new skills that could lead to employment in a new sector or role, we provide skills and training that can rebuild confidence and open up new options.

There are plenty of options to choose from, with courses including construction, retail, customer service, cleaning & support services, hospitality, care, social care, information technology, warehousing and distribution.  Driving courses are also available.

We can provide ongoing support through different funding streams, with study programmes for 16-19 year olds and adult learning (19+), enabling progression to employment, further training and higher level skills.

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Study Programmes (Age 16-19)

DN Colleges Group has extensive options for students aged 16-19. Our study programmes give students the opportunity to develop their skills and abilities both academically and personally to ensure that they give themselves the best possible advantage in their future lives.

Higher Education

Higher education can be the gateway to inspirational and interesting careers and progression, with graduates rewarded with income levels and advancement opportunities that can lead to higher job satisfaction and a stimulating career pathway.


Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to gain experience in the working world while developing skills and achieving qualifications through hands on training.

Enrolling on to a degree was one of the best decisions I made. The course has opened so many doors to future career prospects.

Alex Drury

The best thing about Doncaster College is that the teachers believe in you. The school experience was so negative, so coming to college I really wanted to do something I enjoyed.

David Holyhead