Routes 2 Market - Edinburgh College Recruiting now for January 2018
15 January 2018
Routes 2 Market (R2M) Routes to Market is a 12 week programme
for 16-25 year olds who are job ready and looking to move into
employment. This programme helps participants create their own
personalised job searching strategy. It gives an insight into the
current labour market by looking at real jobs and current career
With the support of the R2M Tutor, participants will undertake a
research project looking at employment sectors and gain a real
understanding of the recruitment processes used by employers today
with opportunities to visit some of Edinburgh's largest employers
and take part in a work experience opportunity with an employer who
has vacancies to fill. Many of the employers are based at the west
side of the City and includes the Airport.
Topics will include:
- Effective labour market research leading to better targeting of
- Preparation for more challenging recruitment practices e.g.
panel interviews, group assessment days and presentation
- Developing job search strategies that include all current
routes to market, e.g. Social Media, personal marketing to
employers, web based approaches and the role of recruitment
- Producing multiple sector specific CV's, cover letters,
personal statements and application forms using scoring systems to
ensure a higher interview rate.
Participants will gain the following SQA Qualifications for
- Preparing to Work
- Work Place Skills
- Communications 4
- Job Seeking Skills
- Skills for Customer Care.
Participants can apply for EMA if eligible or remain on DWP
benefits if applicable. The course will start in January 2018 and
run from Gate 55 on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Please contact email@example.com
for more information.