Skills and learning centre to open at White Rose
A NEW centre is opening at the White Rose Shopping Centre to offer people advice on jobs and access to learning and skills training .
Leeds City Council in partnership with Leeds City College, Land Securities, Job Centre Plus and the National Careers Service are opening the learning centre, known as The Point today.
The centre will be focused on providing opportunities and skills required in the retail, hospitality , customer care sectors with information on training and learning programmes as well as advice specific to the sector.
The Point will offer a wide range of learning and skills opportunities including those in retail ,hospitality, customer service and security. The Point will support your development, build your confidence and help you move into employment or further training, practical help with jobsearches and information on the range of job and training opportunities will also available.
Coun Adam Ogilvie, Leeds City Council executive board member with responsibility for skills said:
“The Point will provide an excellent new resource which will provide communities across the city access to intelligence on the increasing retail opportunities which have been generated as a result of the significant investment in the city. The Point will look at ways in which local people can benefit from the diverse jobs market and range of expertise available within the local area and the White Shopping Rose Centre.
“I would encourage anyone who wants to find out more about getting into the retail sector to visit The Point for useful information and advice on the next steps.”
Land Securities’ retail operations director Alison Niven, said:
“We are delighted to be partners in this important initiative, which is being launched at a time when more and more people are seeking employment.
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