| It's a Numbers Game for Charlotte!
Twenty year old former hairdresser Charlotte Parkinson recently completed her Apprenticeship in Business Administration with Alliance Learning and is now working towards her Advanced Apprenticeship.
06 February 2013
| Ashley's Apprenticeship Goes Global!
Ashley Morton’s Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering with Alliance Learning allows him the opportunity to travel around the UK, Ireland and Germany to complete additional training whilst studying towards a HNC in Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
12 November 2012
| Sipiwe Dzvanga's confidence grows with the help of learndirect. (click here to expand content)
Sipiwe Dzvanga has always wanted to learn but she hadn’t embarked upon any new studies since completing a shorthand course in 1995. She was keen to gain some new skills to help her find work and was referred to learndirect by her local Skills Shop. She describes her experience as follows:
| Maureen Baines discovers you’re never too old! (click here to expand content)
Maureen left school at 15 with no qualifications then concentrated on bringing up her two daughters. She watched with pride as they both did well at school and went on to university. Seeing them achieve success made her decide it was time to join them and get some qualifications of her own. This is what she has to say:
| David Leatherbarrow finds something to work for. (click here to expand content)
David left school 6 years ago and has experienced work in unskilled roles as a packager and a kennel assistant before becoming unemployed. He decided to return to learning so that he could improve his skills to help him get a better job and also because he enjoys learning new things. He chose learndirect on the recommendation of his parents who had already enjoyed learning the online way.
| Gareth Barber adds to his impressive range of qualifications. (click here to expand content)
Gareth has experienced several periods of unemployment and was keen to develop new skills to increase his chances of finding work in a difficult economic climate.
| Joseph Armand's nightmare ends now he has found learndirect. (click here to expand content)
Joseph served for 6 years in the army and then re-trained for civilian life as a heavy goods vehicle driver. He has been involved in the transport industry for 18 years but a developing medical condition meant that he has been unemployed for the last two years. This prompted him to seek new skills in order to change careers once again.
| Dawn Luke gets one step closer to achieving her ambition with Learndirect! (click here to expand content)
After leaving school over 22 years ago Dawn Luke had some worries about returning to education. After spending nearly 19 years bringing up her family of 9 children, her dream was to become a qualified paramedic and dedicate her time to helping others.