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Marks and Start

Are you 16-25? Currently not in Training, Education or Employment? Looking for an opportunity in Retail?


Join this free 4 week 'Get into Retail' Programme - open to young people living in Basildon, Southend, Thurrock and surrounding areas

About the programme

Meet new people and learn new skills as well as gaining work experience. We will also help you to improve your CV, apply for jobs and support you for up to 6 months after the programme finishes.

Not only will it boost your confidence and employability, but you’ll also have the chance to benefit from the support of one our mentors to help you uncover your next steps.

What's involved

  • Gain 4 weeks hands-on experience in the Retail environment
  • In-store training provided by Marks and Spencer for the full 4 weeks.
  • Travel expenses paid on the programme and you can still claim benefits
  • Boost employability skills in the Customer Service sector

In partnership with

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More about the Prince's Trust

Find out what support is available through the Prince's Trust help improve your CV and interview techniques.