Hatton Garden BID joins the Mayor’s Skills Academies Programme

The Academy Hubs support training, recruitment and upskilling within the digital and hospitality sectors, at no cost to businesses. The programmes will produce a new pool of employees for businesses in the hospitality & digital industry to recruit from and will also provide career development opportunities for existing employees.

The Mayor’s Academies Programme is completely free for digital or hospitality businesses located within the Hatton Garden area.

What courses can existing staff take?

The Digital Hub will include;
  • Coding & programming
  • Cyber security
  • Digital marketing
  • Cloud management
  • UX & web design 
  • Software engineering 
  • Data analytics
  • IT & essential digital skills

Hospitality courses will cover;
  • Culinary skills
  • Food & beverage service
  • Food & safety hygiene
  • Bakery & pastry
  • Barista skills
  • Mixology
  • Wine & spirits appreciation 
How does this benefit my business?

The programme is entirely free for businesses. Staff can be upskilled and introductions to prospective employees can be facilitates.
  • Free training for existing staff
  • Quality Mark credited courses
  • Connections to newly-trained students
  • 3-5 week courses
  • Work placements arranged with students
  • Recruitment support and advice
How to get involved

We want to know how we can help you. Whether you’re looking for more staff or want to train your existing team, the Hospitality Academy Hub is completely free for your business. Contact Aaron to find out how the Hubs can help your business. 

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