Employability Student James Walker
Eighteen-year-old James Walker enrolled on the Construction Multi Skills course at college after struggling to find a job when he left school.
James said: “It was really hard to find work, and as I had done a bit of bricklaying at school I decided to try this course.
“I’m learning different skills every week. I thought learning ground works was going to be really hard but I have enjoyed it, especially the block paving, and have been surprised with what I have been able to do.
“The teachers have really supported me and it doesn’t matter how many times you ask for help – if they see you struggling they will come over.
“There should definitely be more courses like this for people like me.”