The relaunch of a successful council training programme in Sefton will look to help improve skills and employability for residents across the borough.

Aspiring Instructors, developed by Sefton Council and funded by the European Union ECF, is a 16 week course designed to help get people into a new career within the sports and fitness industry.

The programme runs January-April and is a mix of coaching and work placement with attendees’ receiving nationally recognised qualifications on completion of the course.

Cllr. Ian Moncur, Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, said: “Aspiring Instructors proved very popular when the programme ran last year, with many attendees qualifying as Outdoor Activities Instructors, Fitness Instructors and Lifeguards.

“Training courses are a fantastic way to learn new skills, increase employability, socialise and get active, so it is beneficial in many ways.

“I look forward to meeting those on the course when it starts next year.”

To find more about the scheme, contact Sefton@Work on 0151 934 2610


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