Support for apprentices in Bury – This Is Lancashire

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Heather, who has been at the company for four years and undertakes the job role as Project Manager, she is responsible for working with 14 to17 year olds to help find work experience placements and support the progression of individuals. Heather also has close working relationships with secondary schools and sixth forms across Greater Manchester. Heather added: “Myself and Karen chose to complete the apprenticeship as part of our continued Professional development. The apprenticeship programme has meant we are up-to-date on law changes which means we are on the top of our game and can use the skills we have gained in our job roles.”

Operations Manager Karen joined the business seven years ago and is responsible for working with 18-24 year olds to help them find employment. Working in partnership with Youth Contract Extension, Job Centre Plus and Connexions, Karen secures work experience contracts, talent matches young people to placement opportunities and helps young people secure employment.

Karen said of the 18 month apprenticeship programme: “The apprenticeship has been brilliant, we have been given lots of support and extra tutorials if required.”

A TRAINING group has enlisted the help of Bury College to further develop the knowledge of two managers through an apprenticeship programme.

The apprenticeship is aimed at those working within the employment related services sector and for those who are helping to improve the lives of others by listening,

As part of the programme, the pair were given help to gain additional skills to help with their job roles.

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