FIRST KELP COURSE OF THE YEAR STARTS TODAY

The first Kotuku Environmental Labour Project (KELP) course of 2014 started today.Eight candidates are undertaking the training that is designed to help young unemployed Londoners into long term employment by equipping them with basic skills and qualifications, and matching them with work opportunities in the construction and waste management industries.

Training will include a visit to Powerday’s Materials Recycling Facility as well as St George’s Battersea Reach and Bougues Uxbridge Road construction site giving candidates an insight into live operations.

Since July 2012, with Powerday’s support, KELP trained 46 candidates and found placements for 39. The next course starts on 10th March.