Kepak publicizes 200 funded coaching programs

British meals producer Kepak has turn out to be the primary meals enterprise within the UK to supply free coaching locations in partnership with The Nationwide Expertise Academy for Meals & Drink, encouraging people to contemplate a profession the sector.

Cian Brief, Early Careers supervisor, Kepak and Jayne Mizon, Head of Studying and Growth, Kepak.

The Meals Passports initiative offers members the chance to finish programs referring to the food and drinks business, which can be utilized to assist kickstart a profession on the firm due to Kepak additionally pledging to ensure an interview for each candidate who full the programs.

Kepak has pledged to fund 100 coaching programs, with an extra 100 locations on the firm being match-funded by The Nationwide Expertise Academy, taking the full to 200.

The coaching locations can be found throughout Scotland, England and Wales at 4 Kepak websites positioned in Aberdeen, Kirkham, Bodmin and Merthyr – the place the corporate not too long ago introduced a £5.5 million website funding to assist meet rising demand for its merchandise.

On being the primary meals firm to pledge their help for the scheme, Cian Brief, Early Careers supervisor, Kepak Group stated: “It’s an thrilling time to be becoming a member of the meals business with many alternatives to start out a profession at Kepak being supplied and the Meals Passport scheme is an effective way of gaining business information alongside growing obligatory expertise.

“Being the primary meals enterprise to pledge coaching locations and thru our partnership with the NSA supporting initiatives just like the Meals Passport scheme, we’ll hopefully encourage many to contemplate a profession within the business with long run profession prospects. At Kepak we’re dedicated to supporting native communities and being employer, and this funding is additional proof of that dedication in motion.”

NSAFD chief government, Louise Cairns added: “Because it’s nationwide launch final 12 months, the Passport has gained appreciable help as an revolutionary new recruitment route and it’s wonderful to have companies like Kepak on board and pledging preferential recognition together with assured interviews for holders.”

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