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Southwark young people invited to apply for summer skills academy

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Young people aged 16 to 21 who live or study in Southwark are being invited to apply for a free skills, training and work experience programme hosted by businesses in the Bankside area.

Southwark young people invited to apply for summer skills academy

The Bankside Skills Academy is organised by Better Bankside and involves more than 30 local businesses who will be sharing their skills and expertise.

Those who join the scheme – which runs from 29 July to 21 August – will receive a learning bursary of up to £300 as well gain a qualification in project management.

It is a great programme working with over 30 businesses in Bankside to give young people a crash course in getting ready for the world of work.

Details of how to apply can be found at – the closing date is midday on Tuesday 25 June.

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