Chance to gain skills – for free

FREE training opportunities are being offered to unemployed people in Northumberland.

Skills North East works in partnership with Gateshead College to deliver accredited vocational training to help people get back into work.

Courses include customer service, care, CV and interview training, literacy and numeracy. Students are also offered support with job searches, completing applications and interview presentation.

Currently, 28 per cent of students return to work after completing one of the courses, which are delivered in Ashington, Alnwick and Hexham. There are also plans to open in Cramlington.

For more information call 01670 810809.