Learning for Work Award Winners
Sponsored by NOCN, this award celebrates the achievements of adults who have learnt through an apprenticeship or traineeship, secured employment or a promotion at work, embarked on a new career, or started their own business.
"The moment you start thinking about education, it is the “right moment” and the “right opportunity” that you have always been waiting for..."
Ashley had a poor experience at school and left with no formal qualifications. Since attending his local lifelong learning centre, he has re-discovered his confidence and now works as a school bus driver.
After being made redundant, Chloe was finding it difficult to find work again. When she signed up to the Prince’s Trust ‘Get into Admin’ initiative at City College Plymouth, her future prospects were transformed.
“Without the support of Adult Education Wolverhampton, it’s unlikely I would be where I am, or who I am today.”
“Having a qualification under my belt has allowed me to move on, I am no longer depressed and hold my head up high, allowing me to grow the bond between me and my daughter.”
Rachel Price-Whittle and Tim Foley
Rachel and her fiancé Tim both had successful careers, but they were unhappy with their jobs. Investing in their own training, through an Advanced Learner Loan meant they could develop new skills and have their dream jobs!