Return to work placements announced for Training for Success trainees

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced that learners on the Training for Success programme can start to return to their work placements.

 

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The return of trainees to workplaces is phased and is in line with the wider re-opening of specific sectors of the economy.

 

 

Speaking about the move, the Minister said, “We have almost 4,000 learners on the Training for Success programme.

“I have been keen to get them back learning, safely, in their work placement environments.

“Work placements are central to Training for Success.

 

 

“They allow young people to develop the key practical skills they need to complete their course of learning.

“In turn, participants are more employable,” she continued.

“We enhance the supply of skills to support the economy in important sectors such as health and social care, engineering and construction.

“Today is, therefore, an important further step forward in the economic recovery,” the Minister added.

 

 

On 5 June the Minister established an advisory and oversight group to help prepare for the safe resumption of onsite delivery of vocational learning.

 

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The group has been working collaboratively with both the further education and non-statutory sectors to prepare for a safe resumption of onsite provision and related activity at campuses and training centres.

Today’s move follows the partial re-opening on 15 June of further education colleges and work-based learning providers to support the delivery of vocational qualifications.


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