RetAil centre to help young find cAreers
Training scheme to equip students with retail and hospitality skills
A Peterborough shopping centre is launching a new initiative to help young people into work in shops and restaurants. The training programme is being spearheaded by Serpentine Green, in Hargate Way, Hampton, and seeks to provide youngsters with the skills needed for careers in retail and hospitality.
Called Bright Lights, it is targeted at 16 to 24-year-olds inPeterboroughandwilloffer free customer service trainingandworkplacementsover a five-week period.
It starts on September 19 and will combine classroom l earning alongside work placements at Serpentine Green’sretailersandfoodand beverage brands.
The scheme culminates with a graduation celebrationinOctober, whichwillsee those who have completed the five-week course receive their formal qualifications.
Bright Lights is funded by Serpentine Green’s owner British Land, and the programme is being rolled out across six of its shoppingcentres, in partnership with The SourceSkillsAcademy, which is a leading centre for excellence in retail and customer service training.
DavidWait, centremanager at Serpentine Green, said: “This is a great opportunity for SerpentineGreen, together with our retailers andfood and beverage outlets, to help the local young people of Peterborough to get a headstart on the career ladder.
“As we approach the busy Christmas period, competi- tion for retail and hospitality jobs can be fierce, but Bright Lights offers young people in Peterborough high quality training whichwillhelpthem to stand out from the crowd.”
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The Serpentine Green shopping centre aims to help the young into work.