Bright lights starting out in retail – Free training for local people

Be work-ready in just five weeks with Bright Lights starting out in retail

Are you currently unemployed and interested in a career in the dynamic world of modern retail? Then why not try our exciting five-week customer service training programme?

The programme combines classroom coaching with a work placement at one of our top retail, food and beverage or leisure brands.

We run Bright Lights Starting Out in Retail to meet the demands of our busy recruitment periods, so you’ll have more chance of getting a job.

Here’s how we’ll help you to shine

  • Gain practical skills and valuable on-the-job experience.
  • Be coached by industry experts from The Source Skills Academy.
  • Get qualifications in retail, customer service, and health & safety.
  • Boost your confidence and update your CV.
  • Have a personal mentor to support you for 6 months.

When it starts

The programme starts on 4th March 2019 and finishes on 5th April 2019.

Want to know more?

For more information, or to register for our Taster Session on 27th February 2019, contact The Source Skills Academy:

Phone Sue McFarlane on 07584 391 448 or email sue.mcfarlane@thesourceacademy.co.uk

Phone Helen Lee on 0114 263 5619 or email brightlights@thesourceacademy.co.uk

Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Opening times

Teesside Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

 

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Teesside Shopping
Management Suite, Goodwood Square
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 7BW
01642 679 447
  • Car

    For specific directions, please use your route finder or sat nav with the Teesside Shopping postcode TS17 7BW.

  • Train

    Thornaby Station is located 25 minutes walk to the west of Teesside Shopping. Train timetables can be found here

  • Bus

    The Arriva North East S2 service runs from Middlesbrough Bus Station to Teesside every 30 minutes on Saturdays.

    Stagecarriage has an express X8 bus service between Stockton High St North and Middlesbrough Bus Station which will stop at Teesside from Monday to Saturday.

    The closest bus station to Teesside outwith this service is Thornaby Middlesbrough Road Footbridge which is a 13 minute walk. For full route information and timetables please click here.

Facilities

The main cash points are located at Marks & Spencer and Asda Living.

Bike racks are provided to keep cycles secure while you shop. Teesside is easily accessible from local paths making it a cyclist friendly destination. 

There are over 1,552 free parking spaces at Teesside. The car park was recently awarded the Park Mark Award. This is an award given by the Police to car parks achieving the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, which is designed to reduce crime in car parks.

ChargeBox is now available at Teesside. Charge the battery of your mobile device safely and for FREE. The facility is located in the management suite.

You can find both a kiddie ride and a photo booth in the Information Centre next to Costa Coffee.

The toilets and baby changing facilities are situated in the management suite located next to Thomas Cook and Sports Direct.

Services

Currently there is no Shopmobility scheme. However, Teesside does provide a free wheelchair loan facility. Please contact the Management Centre or any store for details.

We offer a free BT Wifi service to all customers so you can surf while you shop.

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