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ROUND UP: Free training courses for voluntary groups; Fostering events in Surrey

Free training courses for voluntary groups More than 5,700 voluntary, community and faith sector (VCFS) groups are being offered training courses by Surrey County Council. The courses, which are also run by the authority for its own staff, are a mixture of e-learning and classroom based activities and help the VCFS deliver even more support … Continue reading

ROUND-UP: Hundreds expected at Surrey careers fair; Suspended jail sentence for Surrey builder; Young people to ‘take over’

Hundreds expected to attend Surrey careers fair Hundreds of young people are expected to descend on a careers fair organised by Surrey County Council. Next month’s Surrey Opportunities Fair is aimed at school-leavers, unemployed young people and those seeking new opportunities. The event will give young people the chance to find out more about apprenticeships, … Continue reading

VIDEO: Social workers on why they joined Surrey’s new academy

Following the launch of a new academy, social workers explain why they joined Surrey County Council’s training initiative. New recruits Ruth Pates, Emma Lewis, George Ukor and Helen Berentzen talk about how the academy is giving them the best possible start to the job of keeping children safe. And they set out why they think … Continue reading

1,600 young people meet array of recruiters at careers fair

Picture caption: Around 1,600 people descended on Surrey’s biggest jobs, apprenticeships and skills fair organised by the county council to showcase employment, training and college opportunities. They flocked to the Surrey Opportunities Fair to meet an array of recruiters across sectors including retail, construction and social care as part of the authority’s drive to tackle … Continue reading

Firms flock to apprentice event

An art gallery, a gardening company and a firm of accountants were among the businesses flocking to an event aimed at improving young people’s career opportunities. The event attracted around 50 firms looking to hire young people, provide trial placements or offer work experience. It was organised by Surrey County Council as part of its … Continue reading


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