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Great Sankey teen picks up prize at careers event
7:20am Tuesday 1st October 2013 in News
A GREAT Sankey teen has praised the council’s careers for young people service for helping him decide the next step after his electrical installation course.
Waqar Quayyum, aged 19, took part in a careers event this summer organised by the service and won an iPad mini after entering a competition by the National Apprenticeship Service.
Waqar was one of 180 individuals who attended a series of events aimed at promoting apprenticeships over the summer.
Clr Colin Froggatt, executive board member for children and young people’s services, said: “The careers for young people service is going from strength to strength, with more young people than ever getting in touch for advice about their future.
"The staff can advise young people on their next steps, give help with applying for jobs or writing cvs and can give guidance about training and education courses in the area.”
For further information about apprenticeships of for general advice on career contact 424900 or visit careersforyoungpeople.co.uk.
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