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Accelerate Your Career Potential: Pre-employment Training at Rotherham College

3 October 2023

In today’s competitive job market, it’s more important than ever to stand out from the crowd. Pre-employment training programmes offer individuals a valuable opportunity to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to secure their dream job. Rotherham College is currently working with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide important pre-employment training through the Sector Work Academy Program (SWAP).

Pre-employment training is an essential component of preparing individuals for the workforce. It equips them with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to succeed in their chosen careers. These programmes bridge the gap between education and employment, helping individuals make a smooth transition into the workforce.

SWAP at Rotherham College is an innovative initiative designed to bridge the gap between job seekers and employers. This 6-week program offers specialised training, hands-on experience, and job placement assistance to individuals aspiring to enter specific industries. At the end of the programme, learners are guaranteed job interviews.

Paul Boyd, Employer Engagement Manager for the DWP, said:

“The delivery of courses has always been excellent and the flexibility to design and deliver bespoke courses for our customers has been invaluable. Covering multiple sectors including Contact Centre, Warehouse, Care, NHS Domestics, Teaching Assistants, Retail, and Hospitality, shows how we are able to support our customers across all vocations.”

The Sector Work Academy Program (SWAP) at Rotherham College is a beacon of hope for individuals seeking to embark on meaningful career journeys. By offering industry-centric training, skill enhancement, job placement support, and customized learning, SWAP equips participants with the tools they need to succeed in today’s competitive job market.

Adult and Community Learning Manager at Rotherham College, Katie Curtis, said:

“SWAPs are vital to our community. They are a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience working in specific industries. We have worked with DWP for a long time and have a fantastic working relationship, providing outstanding and essential training for those looking for employment.”

If you’re eager to accelerate your career, gain industry-relevant skills, and secure a promising future, the SWAP programme is your ticket to success. Invest in your professional development, take the leap toward your dream career, and experience the transformative power of the SWAP programme at Rotherham College.

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