Free skill-boosting courses on offer

FREE training courses are set to begin, boosting the skills of workers in north Norfolk to help them compete better as recession bites.The Adult Education NVQ courses are aimed at those aged over 19 who are in work, self-employed or working in the voluntary sector.

FREE training courses are set to begin, boosting the skills of workers in north Norfolk to help them compete better as recession bites.

The Adult Education NVQ courses are aimed at those aged over 19 who are in work, self-employed or working in the voluntary sector.

Spokesman Tracey Alston said no qualifications were necessary, just enthusiasm and commitment. She added: 'There's never been a better time to invest in training your workforce, training will be tailored to meet the demands of your workplace and there will be expert advice on how to fill skills gaps.'

The 16-week courses, from 6.30pm to 9pm, are: NVQ 2 Customer Services Level 2, at Aylsham High School, from May 13; Certificate in Business Skills, Cromer High School, from May 12; NVQ Team Leading, at Tudor House, North Walsham, from May 12.

Organisers say the courses will help boost staff confidence, give firms a competitive edge, improve customer relations, reduce errors and wastage, and lead to increased productivity through improved efficiency.

For further information contact Mrs Alston on: 01692 407431 or e-mail: tracey.alston@norfolk .gov.uk

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