Coffee training academy in King's Cross offering free barista courses
PUBLISHED: 15:25 15 August 2019 | UPDATED: 13:33 19 August 2019
A barista training academy hopes to cut unemployment in Kings Cross by opening a new training centre in the area.
Well Grounded is offering anyone seeking work free barista training by qualified coffee chefs through two- to nine-week courses at its new centre in Camley St this September.
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Students will leave with industry-approved qualifications, work experience, and have assistance finding a job in local cafés.
A spokesperson said: "By positioning our academies in areas of high deprivation, we want to give those furthest away from the job market the opportunities to develop a new craft and match them to vacancies in their local area."
The NGO is helping anyone aged between 18 and 60 actively seeking employment or on zero hours contracts with a right to work in the UK.
Applications have opened and anyone interested can contact email@example.com.