Beacon hosts Open Day for Jobseekers
Sunderland AFC charity Foundation of Light are hosting a special Jobseekers Open Day at the Beacon of Light this Friday showing the range of support available at the award-winning facility. Running from 9:30am until 2.30pm at the Beacon of Light, the event showcases the charity’s range of employability and skills courses that have helped more than 75% of participants progress into employment, education or further training*. Within the Beacon of Light’s World of Work zone, people can gain qualifications in a range of industries including Health and Social Care, Sport, Engineering, Construction, ICT/Digital and Hospitality, as well as gaining more general support finding work. At the Jobseekers Open Day people interested in finding work (or achieving new qualifications) can meet tutors, see the facilities first hand and learn about how the Foundation’s links with local employers helps so many people get into employment. Speaking about the Jobseekers Open Day, Linda Hughes, Foundation of Light Head of Skills, said: “We’re very excited about hosting this open day and showing people how we can help them get the career they want.
“We’ve worked hard to create a learning environment that is friendly and supportive while still achieving the best for people on our courses and people will be able to experience a taste of that on Friday.”Booking and pre-registration is not necessary although if you do want to find out more before the event contact Anthony Parkinson on 0191 5634797 or email@example.com This event is delivered in partnership with Sunderland Council Community Local Lead Development Fund. *statistic for 1st September 2018 – 31st May 2019.