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December may be the month that many businesses begin to unwind but at Geon, it’s one of our busiest as we get set to launch two of our most career-defining traineeships!

For those who haven’t already heard of a Traineeship, where have you been? Traineeships are THE BEST type of training course (in our opinion!) because they are a real game-changer. Perfectly blending well-rounded qualifications and skills with meaningful work experience to boost your employability as well as your confidence. Our traineeships are fully funded and are best suited to unemployed individuals aged between 19-24 years old and who are not currently in any other form of formal education.

First to land this month is our traditional BUILD UP Construction traineeship!

From the office to on-site, the demand for skilled professionals in the construction industry is increasing and as a result, presents some very appealing salaries to get your hands on!

Designed from the ground up, the BUILD UP traineeship is the perfect solution for those keen to embark on a new career that is hands-on in either construction or boat making. Yep! You read that right: Boating! We’ve partnered with Olympic Boat Builders, Ovington Boats to help them bring their projects to life.

In addition, we are still running our tried, tested and true Build Up Construction Programme that will support employers like RE:GEN, MGM Group, Shaw Construction, HSS, and more.

Within just 6-8 short weeks you’ll receive a mix of classroom training at Geon HQ covering topics such as:

· Level 1 Certificate in Construction Multi-Skills
· Level 1 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment
· Asbestos Awareness
· Working at Heights
· Confined Spaces
· Manual Handling
· Company Culture
· Mindset and Motivation
· Interpersonal skills
· Teamwork
· Health & Wellness
· Functional Skills in Maths & English
· Digital Skills
· Presentation Skills
· How to enhance your CV and Linkedin Profile.

To complement this, you’ll be placed into work experience with our trusted network of employers to help put your theory into reality. Here you’ll explore a range of roles and career paths in the Construction & Boating sectors to determine which is right for you. (Given that there are over 100x different roles to choose from, you really are spoilt for choice!)

Did you know that all Geon trainees are provided with full PPE including boots, goggles, hi-vis vests, and hard hats? Transportation costs can be covered on a case-by-case basis!

Sound like your kinda’ course? Scroll down to the link at the end of the blog to apply

Next to drop in our December scheduling is our new Creative Flow Traineeship! 

Ever wondered what it’s like to be the brains behind the next big idea? And have everything you need to launch your own business or project to successfully bring a range of new products or services to market? Well, stop wondering. The opportunity lies right here with our NEW Creative Flow traineeship!

The marketing world is one of the most fast-paced and exciting worlds you can be in, but creative competition is high so getting your foot in the door is tough.

Having the tools to succeed as well as ‘the in’ with some of the most influential marketers in the North East is something we are proud to exclusively offer to our learners. As part of the Creative Flow, you’ll get to work alongside Blue Moon Marketing Agency, Edge Agency, Wonky Eye Design Agency, Cutclass, The Streets Coldest and Vital Services, helping their teams to deliver on REAL client briefs for some of the biggest brands in the region, as well as the globe! (Experience you really can’t put a price on!)

Within just 6-8 short weeks you’ll receive a mix of classroom training at Geon HQ covering a range of topics including:

· NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Promotion for Business
· The importance of Branding
· LinkedIn for Business
· Facebook for Business
· Insta for Business, posts, stories, and reels
· How to use Canva
· Basics of Photoshop
· Understanding Click Funnels
· Pinterest Mood boards
· Discovery Sessions
· Basics of Copywriting
· Understanding Blogs, Newsletters, Social Posts and Nurture Sequences
· Getting to grips with mini tech stacks: Active Campaign, Linktr.ee, Zoom, Monday, Outlook Calendar, Loom & Mural
· Functional Skills Maths – If required
· Functional Skills English – If required
· Digital Skills – If required

To complement this, you’ll then be placed into work experience to show off your skills and really WOW our pool of employers. Here you’ll get under the skin of how creative companies work, from getting your juices flowing in the Design Studio to demonstrating exceptional people skills in Client Services – we’ll help you to determine where your strengths lie and what areas of the creative environment appeals to you most. The beauty of the creative industry (as the name suggests) is that you can quite literally design your own role. It’s an open-minded and constantly evolving industry with no limitations to what you can do, where you can go and who you can be!

Our Creative Flow traineeship craves ambitious and ridiculously talented people. So, if you think you’ve got it, come and do something with it. Scroll down to apply!

At Geon, we aim to create an environment where people are not defined by what currently sits on their CV, only their desire to learn and succeed. Our traineeships open doors to future employment but most importantly open your eyes to what’s possible!

Enrolment for both our Construction & Creative Traineeships is NOW LIVE. You’ve got until the 15th December to express your interest and attend our Welcome Day, before our courses kick off on the 16th – so don’t delay. Your future starts NOW

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