“Once again on behalf of James and I a massive thank you for everything you have done, you have made such a difference.”
James successfully applies for an apprenticeship with support from the National Careers Service.
“I needed to overcome my carriers and fears having left schools without taking qualifications.”
Gemma has turned around her life after leaving school at 16 without GCSEs. She is now studying and volunteering in a nursery.
“Prospects is a good place to go for help and advice in getting back to work and in confidence building.”
Janet lives in Taunton and had not worked since 1999 before she started the Work Programme with Prospects. Janet worked before she had children doing a range of jobs including working in a seaside kiosk, in a bakery, a furniture factory and a guest house.
“Gabbitas Education opened doors for our daughter that we could not have done on our own. They were professional, efficient and quickly gave us the confidence that we would find the right school.”
With less than a year to go, Gabbitas Education was contacted by a family living abroad to help their daughter, Elizabeth, into a British boarding school to start in year 9. Whilst their daughter was a strong candidate, they had unfortunately left it quite late and had missed many of the deadlines to apply. Time was ticking and the family needed ‘boots on the ground’.
"The Work Programme has really helped me improve my confidence."
When Nicholas came to The Work Programme, he was feeling depressed having not worked for ten years due to ill health.