Volunteers get inspired

Ambassadors with Coun Val Tyler.
Ambassadors with Coun Val Tyler.

A training programme designed to enrich Northumberland’s tourism industry by inspiring workers and volunteeers will restart in autumn.

The Know Your Northumberlanad Ambassadors Programme, now in its third year, aims to improve and develop the skills and knowledge of frontline employees and volunteers at visitor-serving businesses across the county.

Participants can choose to learn from a range of subjects, including media, customer service and even cooking the Northumbrian way, working towards bronze or silver certificates, or a gold Ambassador status diploma.

This year 67 took part and 10 received a gold Ambassador award for competing seven or more courses on the programme, organised by Active Northumberland

An awards ceremony was held at Notrthumberland County Council to present the Ambassadors with Northumberland College-accredited certificates.

For details on the next courses, email Sarah.Davidson@northumberland.gov.uk