Free Portsmouth course will help teens apply for jobs

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YOUNG people who need help when it comes to applying for jobs are being encouraged to join a free course.

Stafford Rhodes Group, based in Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth, is offering 16 to 18-year-olds the chance to gain skills on their accredited BTEC Level 1 Workskills course.

The three-day course will teach them how to search and apply for a job as well as how to prepare for an interview.

Linda Hazzard, from the firm, said: ‘Young people who apply for the course will learn how to complete a professional CV, covering letter and application forms.

‘They also learn how to increase confidence and their motivation to take the first steps on the job ladder.’

The course runs from Wednesday to Friday next week, from 9.30am till 4.30pm.

To book a place call Linda on 07977 236091.