News & Events

News & Events

Cobalt Jobs Fair 2018 Huge Success

Thursday 25th October saw the Employment and Skills Service complete our fourth major recruitment event in 2018, the Cobalt Jobs Fair, with a record breaking 1,632 attendees in a four hour period between 11am and 3pm. This event concludes our programme of major recruitment events for the year, which has seen nearly 4,000 attendees at:

Cobalt Jobs Fair – 1,632 attendees in October
Recruit Silverlink Jobsfair – 500 attendees in September
Quorum Jobs Fair – 1,200 attendees in May
Get Up and Go Apprenticeship Fair – 406 attendees in March

This programme is in addition to the day to day activities undertaken by Connexions Advisers, Employment Advisers and Adult Learning Tutors to support residents into employment.

Christmas Show – get your tickets before they sell out!

We have a great show for you this year at Norham Community Wing on the 6 December

Our Christmas Shop starts at 4:45pm till 5:30 and the show starts at 5:45-7:30

Again this year we have some great prizes  This year’s charities are the British Heart Foundation, Marie Curie and Make Christmas Special

Show tickets and raffle tickets will be on sale from 5/11/2018 at the above locations this year we would like to invite as many people to attend this includes your friends and family members you will be supporting some great charities

Get into Manufacturing!

If you have an interest in working in a fast paced local manufacturing company the “get into manufacturing” course could be a positive and rewarding option for you.

Find out more about how the industry works and more specifically the range and scope of opportunities available within local company Northern Clothing Company and their sister business Oddballs. Both business’ currently have opportunities in various roles including; design, print, distribution, admin and manufacture

If you live in North Tyneside we are offering you the chance to spend some time with this fast growing innovative company to learn more about the business try your hand at various roles and potentially apply for sustainable career.

North Tyneside Council and Barnardos will work with you at NCC/Oddballs Manufacturing Headquarters on Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate to support you over the week with all candidates guarantee an interview at the end of the week if they so wish

Specialist trainers will help you to:
• Understand the sector and what employers are looking for
• Experience hands on various roles
• Learn how to tailor your CV and interview skills to help find a job
• Meet and talk to management and existing staff in NCC employers about their vacancies and career paths
• Travel and lunch will be provided

24th September – 28th 2018: 9AM – 4PM

Northern Clothing Company, Unit A4 3rd Avenue Tyne tunnel Trading Estate, NE29 7SW

If you’re interested please contact one of the team on; 0191 643 2288 or email to register your interest

Joint Prospectus

North Tyneside Council’s Adult Learning Service has once again teamed up with TyneMet College to offer their joint prospectus for adult learning and skills courses for 2018-19.

This year’s course guide is packed full of opportunities for participants to improve skills, enhance career prospects or simply try out something new.

Residents can sign up to study everything from engineering to jewellery-making, and from floristry to French. There is also a wide range of English, maths and IT courses available. The latest prospectus contains everything residents need to know about up-and-coming learning opportunities across the borough, and how to enrol on a programme of study.
Information about costs and how to pay are also included; many will find that they will be able to study for free, or at a reduced price. All of the courses listed have been designed to offer great value for money.

For further information, to download the prospectus, or to enrol on a course you can also call (0191) 643 2288 to speak to an Adult Learning adviser or click dowload below.
Download Prospectus

Physical copies of the prospectus will be available in customer first centres and libraries.