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Drayton boosts young jobless A JOINT initiative between Drayton Manor eme Park, the Department of Work and Pensions and Tamworthbased Gold Standard Security has helped 18 young people into work.

e pilot programme, which took place at the theme park, saw the group of 18-23 year olds, including some long-term unemployed, receive training, including rst aid and conict management, physical interaction and customer service skills, to enable them to apply for the Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence for door supervision.

e six-week project was such a success that 14 have now been retained by Gold Standard Security, with three being o"ered a year-long apprenticeship and the remaining 11 due to work for the company at future festivals and events.
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:Jun 18, 2014
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