Post 16 Education and Training

For Young People that are not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET) or those at risk of NEET. Halton Borough Council have a team of Young People’s Case Workers. This team tracks the education and employment activities of young people of academic ages 16 to 18, reporting this every month to the Department for Education.

The Young People’s Case Workers will support the move (transition) into education or training of young people who are Not Engaged in Education or Training (NEET). The team review and assess information on young people and liaise with partners to make appropriate referrals into provision and services. Case Workers follow up referrals to review whether they have been appropriate and to involve additional agencies where necessary

If you are working with a young person who is NEET aged 16 to 18 or for those young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 19 to 24 – please contact the team to ensure appropriate provision and support is in place: ​


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Young People

  • Mersey Interactive provides links to resources and organisations helping you to understand the education and career options available to you.  Use the websites to explore what kind of person you are and the things that really matter to you to decide which direction is right for you.
  • Follow HPS Your Future on Facebook for regular updates on local apprenticeship vacancies, career information, events and opportunities.


  • Data Protection
  • Consent to Share Guidance explains how the gaining of consent from young people to share appropriate personal information will support young people into education and training.
  • Consent to Share Form when this is completed it gives permission to Halton Borough Council to share relevant personal information with appropriate providers and services working to engage and support young people into and through education or training.
  • The Halton Directory of Provision has information on how Careers Advice and Guidance can be accessed, and the Training and Re-engagement programmes that are available in Halton for young people aged 16 to 18.
  • Directory of Services for Young Mums to be and Teenage Parents contains useful support service and contact information for professionals working with Young Mums to be and Teenage Parents.

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