Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship, a transformational ‘first of its kind’ skills programme has opened for applications. It is offering young people aged 18 – 28 living in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset access to green jobs, training and business opportunities. The programme particularly encourages applications from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse young people.
- Learners will receive 8 days of paid in-person training in small groups focusing on developing leadership and networking skills, whilst covering topics including the future of energy, a zero waste approach to food and carbon neutral building and retrofitting. They will then move on to either a paid local internship, or fully funded further training, or support for starting their own business.
- Learners will receive tailored coaching, mentoring and careers advice throughout the programme and benefit from site visits to experience green skills in action.
- Learners will get paid Living Wage for each training session they attend with travel expenses (Living Wage 1 day a week for 2 months).
How To Apply
Courses start from 8 March 2022 – sign up now to get more information about the courses and a full list of training dates.