Date Posted: Nov 04, 2019
Last week 5 young people gained an apprenticeship with a global ICT company DXC through engaging with the Citizens Advice DurhamWorks programme.
The apprentices will be paid a whopping £14,500 per year to learn the skills necessary to work on their ICT Customer Service Helpdesk.
This programme was run in partnership with another DurhamWorks partner – Raw Digital, who supplied the industry expertise, whilst Citizens Advice County Durham supported the candidates with employability skills.
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With DurhamWorks it's really simple to engage with potential employees. Support and funding may be available to ensure you find the ideal person for your business.
To kick-start your business growth
Getting enthusiastic young people working for your company couldn’t be easier.
If you are an SME Business, funding may be available through the DurhamWorks Grant. Email DWGrant@durham.gov.uk for more information.
Get the best out of your rising stars
Training is essential in unleashing the potential of young workers.
It speeds their development and maximises the contribution they make.
It also puts them on a trajectory towards success, fuelling enthusiasm and a commitment to their employer.
DurhamWorks supports companies through the whole process of training young people.
Our Advisors help to identify and resource training requirements.
For more information, contact the team today on DurhamWorks@durham.gov.uk or by calling 03000 262 930
Even before a young person is appointed, we conduct initial screenings to assess key skills.
These give a clear view of the future training needs of anyone a business may choose to recruit.
Finding the perfect match for your business
DurhamWorks will identify the young talent you need to grow and succeed.
We can take the burden of searching for the right person from you.
And, thanks to our tailored approach, we have a strong track record of finding compatible matches.
Our pre-screening service helps to pinpoint suitable candidates.
Your Advisor can also support you through a successful interview process.
The young people will be primed for their interview. This means good candidates aren’t missed simply because of nerves or poor preparation.
As a result, you get a young person on board who’s keen to impress and identifies with your organisation.