Want to get into retail?
Are you 16-30 and looking for a career in retail?
Our Marks & Start retail course, in partnership with Marks & Spencer, will give you the skills to get ahead.
We have placements available for you in Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield and Pontefract.
Are you 18-30 and want a job?
- ALL TRAINING PROVIDED
- TRAVEL EXPENSES PAID ON PROGRAMME
- DOESN'T AFFECT YOUR BENEFITS
- BOOST EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
- UP TO 6 MONTHS MENTORING SUPPORT
How the course works
Meet new people and gain a wide range of experiences within M&S stores as well as support from M&S staff to help you to potentially secure a job in retail.
We’ll also help you with your CV and interview skills.
Not only will it boost your confidence and employability skills, but you'll also have the chance to benefit from support from one of our mentors to help you uncover your next steps.
This FREE 4 week work experience placement will commence on 11th July and finishes with a celebration event on 4th August! As part of this placement you will be learning all of the skills you need to become a successful member of the M&S team.
You will learn skills such as:
- Customer service skills
- Stock Rotation
- Honeywell system usage
- M&S standards and shop displays
The Prince's Trust will be supporting you every step of the way throughout this journey, including an employability day to help boost your employability and job finding skills!
At the end of placement if you are successful there is the opportunity for a full 12 week 16hr contract within your M&S store.
The programme kicks off with a face to face taster day on the 29th June in the Pudsey M&S branch.
The tasterday will include:
- Introductions to The Prince's Trust and how we can support you
- Introductions to Marks and Spencer's and their values
- Programme details
- Team building and a chance to showcase who you are!