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Reducing The Skills Gap September Intake

Reducing The Skills Gap

Youth Focus: North East is offering a fantastic opportunity to grab a free place in Reducing the Skills Gap (RTSG), our creative employability course, funded by the Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. RTSG has been co-created by young people who have faced issues to employment and young people also co-deliver it.

The course is aimed at 17-24 year-olds who are not currently in education, employment, or training, who live in the Newcastle area and is taking place at our Gateshead Office:

Suite 6, New Century House, West Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HR

RTSG uses a variety of fun and interactive activities created by young people across six sessions looking at communication, professionalism, life skills, time management, teamwork, and confidence – all things identified as important by local employers we spoke with.

Throughout the course, you will be asked to keep a diary of your experiences and development, allowing you to gain evidence to achieve digital badges endorsed by City & Guilds.

The course will be run from 10am – 4pm on the following days:

Tuesday 13 September, Wednesday 14 September, Friday 16 September,
Wednesday 21 September, Thursday 22 September, Friday 23 September
Wednesday 28 September, Thursday 29 September, Friday 30 September

There will be a work experience placement after the course sessions are completed, more

There will be a work experience placement after the course sessions are completed, more information on work placements will be provided at the course induction.

To book a place on Reducing the Skills Gap please contact Simone Banks or call 0191 477 9966.

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