Recruiting for the next Kwikfit – Geared up for Engineering Programme starting on 18th March 2019 is now underway.
This programme is aimed at young people aged 16-24 living in Edinburgh and East Lothian who are looking to explore the automotive engineering sector. Geared up for Engineering is a combination of training, support and work experience and participants can expect to complete the following:
Accredited and certificated Health and Safety training (such as manual handling, safety awareness)
SQA Core Skills
Introduction to the automotive engineering industry through the eyes of KwikFit
Practical sessions delivered by Kwikfit within their training centre
Various employability focussed workshops
Work placement opportunity
Through care support to explore options and secure opportunities in employment, education or further training
All young people who apply will be invited to attend an interview. We may contact referrers prior to interviews should we feel we need further information regarding applicants.
Completed application forms can be sent via post or e-mail by 5th March 2019. Please see your Guidance Teacher or Mr Flood if you interested in this opportunity.