Kensington and Chelsea College is offering people the chance to be part of “the greatest show on earth” by landing a role at the London 2012 Olympics.
Through Bridging the Gap - a national training project inspired by the Olympics - the college is running a series of courses that will give people the skills and qualifications needed to apply for stewarding and security roles at the London 2012 games.
Once students have completed their course they are automatically entered on to the database used by LOCOG - the organisers of the London Olympics- to find candidates for stewarding and security roles at the games.
The nationally recognised qualifications also act as a springboard for future careers in the uniformed services, armed forces and the security industry which on average recruits 60,000 people a year. It can also be used to gain stewarding and security positions at other major events including Wimbledon, football matches, Glastonbury and the London Marathon.
Topics covered through the LOCOG backed courses include door supervision, how to control entry and exit flow and safeguarding spectators.
Verna Lyus, Head of Department for Technologies and Service Industries at Kensington and Chelsea College said: “This is a fantastic and once in a life time opportunity to be at the heart of the London Olympics whilst gaining a highly-valued qualification for a career in the lucrative security sector.”
Anyone interested in enrolling, can sign up to the following courses: • Level 2 BTEC Award in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety • Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Spectator Safety • Level 2 Award in Door Supervision
The courses are free for 16-18 year-olds. For more information please call 0207 573 5333 or visit: www.kcc.ac.uk/stewarding_and_security/ The college is also offering 5% off the full course fee for courses starting from September 2011 when you enrol online, by post, or in person at one of our sites. Terms and Conditions apply. Visit www.kcc.ac.uk for more information