VTF Transferable Skills in Business


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Capital City Partnership’s Vocational Training Framework have partnered with Direct Partners to deliver an Transferable Skills in Business Academy.

This is a 2 week course for those interested in learning transferable skills useful across many business sectors. It will help you find work and be more confident using IT platforms.

We are offering: employability skills training, industry insight and recognised certificates, followed a guaranteed interview and apprenticeship opportunities.

This course gives you the best opportunity to complete training and apply for a job with our partner employers. It helps you develop a career in a range of roles, with confidence in your IT skills.

Training Partner: Direct Partners
6-8 Dewar Place Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8EF
When: Monday 25h Sept
Times: tbc
Costs: Free
Prerequisites: This opportunity is open for aged 16 or over, unemployed or underemployed Edinburgh residents. You must have evidence of your Right to Work, a good level of English and are able to start work straight after the course.

Email Direct Partners for further information

What you will learn - course modules

There will be 2 weeks training where you will work towards industry-recognised certificates and learn more about:

  • Personal Development
  • Communication in business
  • GDPR
  • Networking
  • Customer service skills
  • IT skills

Support to help you find a job

You'll also get help with:

  • Individual CV building support and interview preparation
  • A guaranteed interview
  • Support to apply and interview for one of these roles: Business Admin, Customer Contact Centre Customer Advisor, Various Hospitality positions, Early Learning and Childcare roles as well as various vacancies at Edinburgh Airport including Warehouse
  • An opportunity to meet the employer.
  • Apprenticeship Opportunities for 16 to 24 year olds.
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