Arvato will be partnering with Fujitsu to run a ‘Get Into IT’ programme on behalf of The Prince’s Trust. The course, which aims to give 16 to 25-year-olds from the Thames Valley area the employability skills and experience they need to find work in the technology sector, is being launched at a special recruitment event at Fujitsu’s offices in Bracknell on 18th February, 2016.
This is the first time two organisations will partner on a ‘Get Into’ programme and Arvato are proud to be part of this pilot.
Following completion of the programme, Arvato will offer two 12-month apprenticeships in IT to successful applicants at a Get Hired day on 17th March, 2016.
The charity’s flagship ‘Get into’ initiative will consist of a four-week programme which will provide successful candidates with a range of classroom and on-the-job training opportunities, as well as career mentoring. This particular programme will consist of business and ICT modules, a work experience business challenge at both partner’s offices together with mock interviews and CV writing skills. Throughout February and March, Arvato’s senior management and employees will be involved in delivering some of the training as part of the volunteering scheme with The Prince’s Trust.
Debra Maxwell, CEO for CRM & Public Sector, Arvato UK & Ireland commented: “The Prince’s Trust makes a real difference to disadvantaged young people by helping them develop the skills needed to kick-start their careers. Arvato is proud to be a patron to the charity and support its work across the Thames Valley area and the rest of the UK.”
Arvato formed a partnership with The Prince’s Trust in 2014. As a patron of the charity, Arvato supports through a combination of apprenticeships, mentoring and training opportunities, as well as via traditional fundraising and volunteering.
We’ll be following the candidates’ progress throughout the programme via social media. Stay tuned!
You can read more about The Prince’s Trust ‘Get Into’ programme here