Liam Mather – You’re Hired !!

Liam Mather – You’re Hired !!

Gateshead Council learningskills have supported ANOTHER young person into employment. Liam Mather started his apprenticeship with Guerilla Communications in Newcastle after a successful interview. Liam worked with our Youth Education & Skills team and started a...

Tricia Currie – You’re Hired !!

Tricia Currie – You’re Hired !!

Tricia Currie is another young person Gateshead Council learningSkills have helped secure an apprenticeship. Tricia will be starting her business administration level 3 apprenticeship at Bensham Grove Community Centre after her successful interview. She started via...

GreCon – Employees more important than our bank account

GreCon – Employees more important than our bank account

"Our wealth is not our machines or a bank account, but the knowledge, the skills and the commitment of our employees"—founder of the Company, Carl Benscheidt (1911).  Who wouldn't want to work for a company that values their employees like this? GreCon Limited,...

Jamie Horner – The Protector Group apprentice

Jamie Horner – The Protector Group apprentice

Jamie Horner is yet ANOTHER young person Gateshead Council learningSkills has helped to secure an apprenticeship. Jamie starts his digital marketing apprenticeship with The Protector Group in Gateshead after his successful interview with the organisation. The...

A message to all of our pottery fans and learners

A message to all of our pottery fans and learners

2021 is here. We haven't been in touch for a while but despite everything Bensham Grove Pottery is still going strong, as strong as we can under the current conditions. Tutors have been finding innovative ways of providing classes and there are still opportunities for...

Our Remote Education Offer

Our Remote Education Offer

Learners aged 16 to 19 will be able to access learning online through interactive video on google meet and google classroom. Vulnerable learners without access to suitable remote devices or at risk of being NEET, as per government guidance as recommended by the DfE,...

Are you a business thinking about taking on an apprentice?

Are you a business thinking about taking on an apprentice?

Chris Dougal from Engica an employer learningSkills have worked closely with, explains why apprenticeships are a great recruitment tool for businesses out there and with grants of up to £3000 available now has never been a better time! Engica who are part of the...