Our Impact

Peter completes exams in prison

“I have confidence in knowing I have a much better chance of securing employment and provide for my family.”

31 January 2018|Number of views (762)

Peter was convicted while he was retraining to be an electrician. Halfway through his training, Peter was concerned his qualifications would become invalid if he did not complete the course. 

Andrew gains new skills in custody

"I have been helped to make the best out of a difficult situation and to remain motivated as well as being given some additional skills for the future.” 

31 January 2018|Number of views (767)

Andrew met with the National Careers Service In Custody when his circumstances changed.  He decided he had to re-evaluate his situation and look at ways to gain skills that he could use in the future as well as maintaining his work ethic. 

The NHS Wales stand inspired Daniel

The NHS Wales stand inspired Daniel

"The event definitely gave me the confidence boost I needed to make the decision that a career in emergency care was for me."

31 January 2018|Number of views (847)

John Cangson – Thales Rail Engineering Apprentice

"Skills London is the start of a bright future for everyone."

16 October 2017|Number of views (1765)

John Cangson grew up on a council estate located in West Norwood, South East London. John enjoyed sixth form, studying History, Sociology and English Literature at A Level. At 16, confused about what he wanted to do in the future and convinced that university was not the right route for him, John received a leaflet by his sixth form about a careers event run by Prospects called ‘Skills London’.

Zoe finds work supporting others

Zoe finds work supporting others

"Even though I have been off benefits for nearly a year I still come in and share my story to help inspire others." 

11 October 2017|Number of views (1466)

Zoe had been unemployed for three years and was extremely anxious when she first came to Prospects. Zoe is now off benefits and loves her job, working as a support worker with Greenbank Care, supporting adults with learning difficulties.