An established Stockport training provider is offering funded training courses to unemployed people in Stockport, with the chance to do six fully-funded Industry Skills training workshops during April.
Think Employment deliver a range of week-long pre-employment workshops every month to people who wanted to upskill and find a new career, are offering them for free to jobseekers, providing they meet certain criteria stipulated by the government. Throughout April, they will deliver six unique training courses to people in Stockport who want to get an introduction to life working in different sectors.
The first of the funded training courses is on Monday 1st April is a Care workshop that includes a standard DBS check which is highly sought after by employers. The following week (8thApril), Think Employment will be delivering a working in Retail course that comes with a helpful Health & Safety in the workplace qualification and one in Hospitality that includes a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate that looks great on someone’s CV looking to work in the sector.
After the Easter Bank Holiday weekend on Tuesday 23rd April, people can give their Warehousing & Storage skills a boost if they are thinking about working in one of the UK’s fastest-growing sectors or gain transferable skills in Customer Service that are great for people who want a job as shop assistant, restaurant or bar worker or in a call centre. Then finally, there’s a Business Administration workshop that includes important skills, knowledge and nationally-recognised qualifications needed in the modern workplace starting on starting Monday 29th April.
“These courses are beneficial for people who are interested in a new career because they give an insight into working in a sector,” said Carla Kenworthy, Think Employment’s Learner Recruiter.
“When someone does one of our workshops and gets new qualifications to add to their CV, it shows employers that they are committed to improving their personal development.”
In addition to all of these great pre-employment courses on offer in April, people who enrol on a Think Employment workshop will also benefit from their ‘into work support service’ and receive CV assistance, interview preparation and help applying for jobs. This service has helped more than 50,000 people boost their chances of finding work and since 2003 and almost 5,000 in the last 12 months.
To be able to receive these courses free of charge, people need to be over the age of 19, lived in the UK or EU for the last three years and in receipt of a work-related benefit. Alternatively, people in employment who earn less than £15,736pa can also receive the training fully funded as long as they can attend the full five-day course.
So if you’re serious about gaining employment and updating your skillset ready to start a brand new career, come to Think Employment at Victoria House on Wellington Street (just across the road from the Jobcentre) this month, it could be the only gift you need this Easter.
Funded Workshops taking place throughout April:
Monday 1st April – Care Training + Standard DBS Certificate
Monday 8th April – Retail Training + Health & Safety
Monday 8th April – Hospitality Training + Basic Food Hygiene
Tuesday 23rd April – Warehousing & Storage Training
Tuesday 23rd April – Customer Service Training
Monday 29th April – Business Administration Training
Find out more at Think Employment or call 0161 883 0322
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