Employment, education and skills 16 to 19 study programme open days

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Are you aged 16 to 19 and want to get a job? Have you just left school and not sure what to do next? Then come along to the council’s mobile skate park open days to find out more about the support on offer. Meet staff and learners, have fun and try something new.

Open days in July will run as follows:

Cottingham Sports Centre, The Pavillion, Northgate, Cottingham, HU16 4QW – Thursday, 10 July, 2-4pm

Bridlington Park and Ride, South Cliff Car Park, Wilsthorpe, Bridlington, Y015 3QN – Tuesday, 15 July, 2-4pm

The Hut at Withernsea Leisure Centre, Station Road, Withernsea, HU19 2QA – Wednesday, 23 July, 2-4pm.

Find out, first-hand, what help is available from East Riding of Yorkshire Council for 16 – 19 years olds who are keen to get to work, but who need a little help to get an apprenticeship or a job. The courses we offer help young people by giving them work experience and skills, with the potential progression to an apprenticeship or job upon completion. The programme that a young person joins depends on their current skills and level of qualification. Learners may be able to apply for a bursary or help with travel costs.

All of the council’s programmes have excellent progression and past learners have gone on to a wide variety of jobs, including catering assistant, admin assistant in a solicitor’s office, army cadet, estate agent apprentice, overseas travel rep and drummer in a band.

Sara Arnold, employment education and skills group manager, said: “The council is keen to help young people living in the area, especially those who have not done so well at school.

“Our programmes can improve young people’s maths, English and ICT skills, help develop their personal skills and confidence, give them a recognised qualification at the end of the course and ultimately improve their chances of getting a job, apprenticeship or college place. Learners are given lots of individual support and will be working at their own pace.”

Young people, parents and carers are welcome.

For an informal chat about these programmes, call Pat Elstob on (01262) 674968 or email pat.elstob@eastriding.gov.uk

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