Futures Internship student Ashley Blagrove
20-year-old Ashley Blagrove is currently on a Futures Internship programme – a 12-month supported work experience placement – and is working at the Super Tyre Centre in Bilston.
Ashley has helps with wheel alignment and tyre changing and has improved his customer service skills – and the business has offered him paid employment when it expands later in the year.
Ashley said: “The internship is good as it gives you ideas of what you want to do in the future like another internship or an apprenticeship”
Futures Internships are part of the wider Futures programme – aimed at young people with special educational needs and/or an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) – which provides a safe and inclusive curriculum which will also enhance their life skills and develop their abilities to help them move towards living independently