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Retail Course

GAIN AN INSIGHT INTO WORKING OR RUNNING A BUSINESS WITHIN THE RETAIL SECTOR

DEVELOP VALUABLE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS & IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES TO FURTHER YOUR CAREER

Outcomes?

  • Increase your chances of securing a retail job, or develop the skills and knowledge to help launch a successful retail business
  • Understand the business of retail, the retail selling process & consumer law
  • Meet with retailers and gain an insight into the sector
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of good customer service
  • Achieve an NOCN Certificate in Retail Knowledge

Cost?

It is free for unemployed people, subject to an eligibility check.

When does the next course run?

Bletchley Park: June 2017 Eventbrite - Retail Course

Retail Traineeships

Are you aged 16-24 and looking for work or to start your career?

Want to improve the skills that would help you find employment?

Outcome?

  • Develop customer service skills, work with a retailer on a merchandising project and work with our media team to produce an article for future edition of Maybe Magazine.
  • Understand the business of retail, the retail selling process and customer law.
  • Build confidence and increase your chances of securing a job or apprenticeship.
  • Achieve a NOCN Certificate in Employability Skills and a NOCN Certificate in Retail Knowledge.

How does it work?

The programme runs five days a week, over a 12 week period.

Cost?

It is free for unemployed people, subject to an eligibility check.

Eventbrite - Retail Traineeships

Media Traineeships

Are you interested in media and want to gain first hand experience of magazine publishing?

Do you want to build your confidence and increase your chances of securing a job?

Outcomes?

  • Gain an insight into how we publish Maybe Magazine.
  • Help us select articles and use Apple News and Adobe Creative Suite to design features for publication in the magazine.
  • Gain valuable skills in image editing and desktop publishing.
  • Build confidence, develop employability skills and identify opportunities to further your career.
  • Achieve a NOCN Certificate in Employability and a NOCN Certificate in I.T. User Skills.

How does it work?

The programme runs five days a week, over a 12 week period.

Cost?

It is free for unemployed people, subject to an eligibility check.

Eventbrite - Media Traineeships

Media Course

Maybe Magazine is delighted to offer you the chance to complete a Media Course. On this course, you will gain an insight into how we publish Maybe Magazine.

As part of a team, help us select articles and use Apple News and Adobe Creative Suite to design features for publication in the magazine. We will also identify further opportunities to work and learn with Maybe Magazine.

Media Course

  • Achieve a NOCN Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
  • Build confidence and increase your chances of securing a job.

Who will help you learn?

On this exciting course, you will join our dynamic team to plan and create; new article, blog posts, social media content and much more.

You will help create content alongside our experienced graphic designers, have the chance to take and edit photographs with Maybe Magazines resident photographer as well as planning future content for Social Media and new editions of our magazine.

How does it work?

The course runs for a total of 12 days; 9.30am-5.00pm, over a 6 week period. Around 11 delegates will work with our team in small groups, in pairs and individually.

Outcomes:

  • Gain valuable skills in image editing and desktop publishing
  • Be credited in the magazine for your contributions to its production
  • Gain valuable employability skills
  • Identify opportunities to further your career

Cost: Free

The course is free for unemployed people aged 16+

Location

Bletchley Park Science and Innovation Centre, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes

  • Free off-road parking
  • Superb public transport links – Bletchley Train Station 5 minute walk, Bletchley Bus Station 15 minute walk
  • Close to public amenities
  • On-site cafe

When do the next courses run?

Bletchley Park: June 2017 Eventbrite - Media Course
Bletchley Park: June 2017 Eventbrite - Media Course

To find out more please contact:

  • Telephone: 01296 320246
  • Text MEDIA to 07894 556594 to receive a free call back
  • Email: enquiries@maybemagazine.co.uk

Work Experience

Personal Development and Mentoring – The Road to Success

Work with our media team to design future issues of Maybe Magazine, enhance your CV and get vital work experience. Grow your skills and knowledge in media and retail, build confidence and increase your chances of securing a job.

What will you gain from work experience with Maybe?

  • Personal development training including presentation skills, goal setting, team working, problem solving, time-keeping, motivation and confidence building.
  • Work placements with Maybe Magazine to learn and practise media skills and work skills including planning, researching, writing, interviewing, photographing and graphic design.
  • Technical skills training including Adobe InDesign/Photoshop, online marketing tools including social media and Mailchimp, online publishing tools including Apple News and Calameo.
  • Retail Skills training including customer service, merchandising and consumer law.
  • Valuable skills in media, employability, retail and business administration.
  • Be credited in Maybe Magazine for your contributions to its production.
  • Identify job opportunities, prepare for interviews and gain a strong reference.

How does it work?

The programme runs 10.00am-5.00pm, flexibly on a number of days between November 2017 and March 2018 at our office in Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes.

The cost is free for unemployed people.

Initial interviews are being held during the first week of each month.

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Find out more

Places are limited and are filling fast. To secure your place contact:

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Retail & Media Traineeships

Are you aged 16-24 and looking for work, or to start your career?

Do you need to improve the skills that would help you find employment?

Looking for a route into the retail or media sectors?

Retail Traineeship

Develop customer service skills, work with a retailer on a merchandising project

Understand the business of retail, the retail selling process and consumer law.

Media Traineeship

Gain valuable skills in image editing and desktop publishing.

Work with our media team to produce an article for a future edition of Maybe Magazine and be credited in the magazine for your contributions to its production.

Overall Goals

Gain valuable employability skills.

Build confidence and increase your chances of securing a job or apprenticeship.

Identify opportunities to further your career.

Achieve a City & Guilds Extended Certificate in Employability Skills and a BTEC Certificate in Retail Knowledge.

The programme runs up to four days a week, over a 12 week period. It is free for unemployed people, subject to an eligibility check. Your travel and lunch expenses will be met and you will receive an additional allowance on successful completion.