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Latest News - 29/12/2016

Fit 2 Work Programme

Annan Athletic are delighted to have teamed up with The Springboard charity to deliver the following programme

The Springboard Fit2Work programme delivers certificated qualifications:

• World Host

• Scottish Certificate for the Safe Service of Alcohol

• Sports Leaders UK: Level 1

• SFA Level 1 ‘E’: Early Touches

• Sports Coach UK: Safeguarding and Protecting Children

• Sports Injury Course – Level 1

The programme also delivers fun and challenging employability workshops in an industry setting, including;

• Team building & communication

 Confidence & assertiveness

 Time Management

 Making presentations

 CV building and Interview skills

 Social media skills

 Eating Out

 Health and Safety

 Grounds Maintenance

 Healthy Living

Plus specialist industry insight experiences

• A range of industry visits that offer the experience of

being the customer

• A unique opportunity to meet and talk to staff already

working in the industry

• Taking a look behind the scenes in: sports venues, hotels,

restaurants and attractions etc

• The chance of work experience to experience and assist

at some home matches plus assist with various Annan

Athletic Community Programmes

Not everyone can be the next David Beckham or Gemma Fay but you could have a successful and

rewarding career in that exciting world within stadium – hospitality, coaching, ground-keeping, PR,

or management.

What would Fit2Work mean to you?

This programme is for 18-26 year old unemployed people. It is based in Annan but open to all and

consists of ten weeks of training (starting on Monday 16th January) four days per week. The course

also gives the opportunity of work experience at matches and as a volunteer in order to gain a


All costs including travel, uniforms, visits, food, training and certificates will be met by Springboard.


To register for interview please contact Janet Butterworth on


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