Unemployed learner, Thomas Rowe made such an impression on the ‘Routeway to Retail’ programme, that he secured employment with JD Wetherspoon.  Thomas was successful in completing all elements of the learningSkills programme and has received high praise for his commitment and ability from employers, learning providers and Jobcentre Plus. Read full article here… 

gateshead-wetherspoons_2.JPGLeft to right Kevin Pearson, Principal learningSkills Manager, Gateshead Council; Katherine Atkins. EmployerAdvisor, Jobcentre Plus;  Gavin Prior, General Manager, Metrocentre Gateshead; John Heslop. Employment Engagement Manager, Jobcentre Plus; Thomas Rowe (Retail Academy Outstanding Learner); Kerry Main, Manager, JD Wetherspoon.


The Retail Academy could be your route to employment; if you want to explore the opportunities that Retail has to offer why not contact us to find out more!

If YOU would like a job in retail, the Retail Academy and a new Hospitality Academy are planned by Gateshead Council learningSkills for Summer 2013.  Anyone interested in attending either of these proposed academies, may find out more by contacting Lynne Goodwill or Karen Wynn at Gateshead Council, on 0191 433 8610 or e-mail lynnegoodwill@gateshead.gov.uk or karenwynn@gateshead.gov.uk


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