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Bridge The Gap between education and employment

Written specifically with young adults in mind, our 'Bridge The Gap' programme offers employability skills to bridge the gap between school and employment.

You can choose from a range of subjects to compile a programme that is completely bespoke to your needs and budget, hitting 7 of the Gatsby Guidelines.

Available as 2 hour modules, we cover a range of subjects which can be delivered as standalone workshops or as part of a longer programme, either at The Learning Shop or at a your choice of location.

 
Students Chatting

Choose from a range of subjects

Introduction to employment
School VS work
Misconduct, gross misconduct,

and consequences
First impressions
Time keeping and appearance
Communication (verbal and non-verbal)
Teamwork, personal effectiveness,

and team roles

 

Gatsby Guidelines Covered by Bridge The Gap

Teenage Students Raising Hands

1.

A stable careers programme

Can contribute to a full careers programme, including subjects such as CV writing, communication, interview techniques and many more.

2.

Learning from career and labour market information

As a recruitment company, we have many opportunities within retail, hospitality, leisure and construction.

The information we present is based on the results of surveys with the employers and employees we work with.

3.

Addressing the need of each pupil

We will work with you to produce a formative assessment of the group when creating your programme to ensure individual needs are met.

4.

Linking curriculum learning to careers

Each subject explored will have a link to careers. For example: How the importance of behaviour, communication and punctuality in school is identical in the workplace.

5.

Encounters with employers and employees

As a recruitment company, we work closely with employers and employees, meaning we can give fully researched information on what is required from both parties.

6.

Experience of workplaces

When the programme is delivered here at The Learning Shop Bluewater they have an opportunity to experience work places in Retail, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism.

7.

Encounters with further and higher education

As a part of North Kent College, we have access to higher and further education pathways that students may want to explore as the next step in their career.

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Get in touch!

Contact us to discuss your requirements and to create a

bespoke programme tailored to your needs and budget