Black Country Skills Shop

Black Country Skills Shop

The Black Country Skills Shop, based at Merry Hill, provides employers with unique recruitment services and supports learners with training and development opportunities.

The Skills Shop is part of the National Skills Academy for Retail and incorporates the Intu Academy training people for a career in the retail sector.

It covers the whole of the Black Country, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Herefordshire and Worcestershire and is part of Birmingham Metropolitan College.

We offer the following training courses:

  • Pre-employment courses for the unemployed or new businesses locating to the area
  • Apprenticeships or work based learning qualifications
  • Retail work experience
  • Retail customer service programmes
  • Retail ambassadors training
  • Support for small businesses

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