The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is proud to announce it will be offering a new 10 week work experience programme that includes the SQA qualification ‘Certificate of Work Readiness’ developed by Skills Development Scotland. This course is for young people aged 17 – 20 that are not in education, employment, or training.
6 placements will be offered at Edinburgh Zoo (3 Animal Dept., 1 Education, 1 Visitor Services & 1 Works) and 2 at the Highland Wildlife Park (1 Animal Dept. and 1 with either Works or Visitor Services).
The programme will commence on the 5 May 2014 and run 4 days a week, Monday – Thursday from 9:00am – 3:30pm. Lunches will be provided on site and Lothian Bus passes can be issued for the placements at Edinburgh Zoo.
– See more here or http://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/zest-certificate-of-work-readiness/#sthash.vdZprzQP.dpuf