ON Friday 12th October, West Method Nissan Hanwell welcomed sport for employment charity Avenue League to their dealership, for a ‘day within the lifetime of’ expertise to interact a group of younger individuals with the chance of working at Nissan.
As official companions of the UEFA Champions League, Nissan kicked off its relationship with grassroots organisation Avenue League within the UK, in February this yr, as a part of its programme to assist deal with the problem of youth unemployment in Europe, in keeping with the corporate’s imaginative and prescient to create a “cleaner, safer, fairer” world.
Avenue League – the UK’s main sport for employment charity – works throughout the UK to interact younger individuals not in schooling, employment or coaching (NEETs) by way of sport, into employment. Aligned with the Nissan Abilities Basis, Nissan’s partnership with Avenue League goals to encourage the subsequent era of expertise within the UK automotive trade.
West Method Nissan Hanwell introduced the partnership to life, and opened their doorways to 11 Avenue League individuals, to supply them with perception into how a dealership operates. Common Supervisor, Rab Miah and his group together with West Method HR Director Andy Buswell, offered Nissan’s apprenticeship scheme and alternatives to work at one in all Nissan’s highest reaching websites.
The West Method apprenticeship scheme is a 12 month programme; providing on the job, hands-on expertise in gross sales, buyer companies and as a technician. Rab was eager to share the long-term profession path that such a possibility offers – with earlier Hanwell apprentices turning into gross sales executives and repair advisors, by way of the help and encouragement they acquired throughout their apprenticeship at Nissan West Method.
Joe Flack, Company Partnerships Supervisor at Avenue League commented in regards to the day: “Our go to to the Nissan dealership was an incredible alternative for Avenue League individuals to see a dealership in motion and study all of the potential careers within the trade. Because of our partnership with Nissan, Avenue League are in a position to supply extra alternatives to the younger individuals on our programme”.
The day was a hit, as two Avenue League members who attended the informative day have utilized onto the Apprentice scheme, in hope of turning into skilled technicians at West Method Nissan Hanwell.
Common Supervisor of West Method Hanwell, Rab Miah mentioned: “West Method Hanwell had been more than happy to host Avenue League and absolutely help the initiative. We’re happy to be requested to be a part of the collaboration. The programme was acquired nicely and even resulted in purposes to hitch our apprentice programme. We look ahead to our continued partnership”.
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