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A digital marketer from Colwyn Bay found his dream job after being made redundant with help from ReAct+ and Working Wales.
Eiry was supported by her careers adviser to get the training and confidence she needed to set up her own floristry business.
Karen found herself at a crossroads when she was made redundant. The funding and advice she received from Working Wales helped her secure her new role.
Ben discovered that redundancy was the start of a new chapter for him.
Angharad won’t let redundancy get in the way of her career aspirations.
Paula proves that age doesn’t have to be a barrier to learning new skills that improve job prospects.
Getting redundancy advice helped Cheryl back into work.
A former window and door fabricator who was made redundant has secured a dream role after getting Welsh Government career support and funding for training.
A 24-year-old man from Cwmfelinfach has credited Welsh Government employment support and funding for helping him kickstart his dream career, after he was made redundant shortly before the birth of his first child.
Annmarie found confidence thanks to work opportunities.
Dom gained valuable experience through hands-on learning.
Kieran has found a career he loves and is training to be a restaurant manager.
Derw supported into full-time employment in dream industry.
Nina is going above and beyond to land her dream job.
Ethan enjoys the hands-on experience Jobs Growth Wales+ offers.
Angel is building a brighter future for themself.
Kavan is turning his lifelong passion into a career.
Ally's Personal Learning Account has helped to boost her business.
David enrolled on a technical networking course to train in a key priority sector.
Helen kickstarted her new career after spending two years caring full-time for her grandmother.
Jayne has nearly doubled her salary since studying a Personal Learning Account course.
A couple from Newport are looking to rewrite their careers through two different support programmes.
Lee accessed a career review to help him with his transition from the military.
Lia needed support to find a new job that allowed a flexible work-life balance.
Careers support helped Natalie to turn her childhood passion into a career reality in her fifties.
Martin proves that new skills can be learnt at any age.
Keeping her skills current helped Frances move into a new career.
Sue is thriving in her career change.
John proves you can get back into work at any age.
Creative apprentice Safyan says his apprenticeship at ITV is the best experience of his life...
A childcare apprenticeship is helping Ellie achieve her dream career...
Ben has regained his confidence through starting an apprenticeship...
Apprentice of the year 2018 award winner Sally has achieved a HNC and a career at Tata Steel...
Manager Daren has achieved success through an apprenticeship...
Getting work experience led to an apprenticeship for Paige…
Seeing a careers adviser helped Glenda discover what she wanted to do and how ReAct+ could help her get there.
Sara found she could overcome her anxiety and help others to do the same.
Kit discovered it’s never too late to turn your passion into a career.
Jacob is on track to the career of his dreams.
Cameron discovered a different way of learning was available to him, and after pushing himself out of his comfort zone, he is now looking forward to his future.
Zoe proves that career paths can be followed through life’s twists and turns.
Funding helped open new doors for Christopher.
A computer course opened doors for Aqsa....
Getting involved with an Open University course helped John....
An Access to Higher Education course changed Catrin's story....
Continued learning helps to build Emily's confidence....
The right training led to full time work for Sara…
A traineeship and qualifications secured Matt a full-time job...
Adult courses kick-started Rose's learning journey...
Euron proves you can always chase your dream career.
Phoebe turned her passion for baking into a career.
Kirtis found a new career path and now has his sights set on getting on the property ladder.
David discovered that he could balance work and essential family time.
Erin is ready for a future in production arts.
A 6-month placement changed Huw’s long-term career plans.
Job application and interview support helped Carl progress into his dream career.
Access funding and careers support helped Dominic secure a job during Covid-19.
CV support helped Mike secure a job as a key worker.
Careers support via video interviewing helps Heather plan for her return to Wales.
Careers guidance helped Beverley move forward after retirement.
Advice on getting into a job led to permanent work for Rhys…
Getting careers advice helped Eve to progress into work…
Dan started martial arts at the age of six, and now has numerous world titles under his belt as well as running his own successful kickboxing brand.
Accessing support to start her own business has helped Dilly pursue a career in beauty.
Childcare support and a business start up grant led to self-employment for Chanelle…
Roxie’s careers adviser helped them explore alternatives to college after GCSE’s.
Careers advice inspired Amelia to start her apprenticeship journey.
Cian’s passion for woodwork leads to an apprenticeship.
Charlie proves resitting the year can be a blessing in disguise.
A Working Wales careers fair helped 16-year-old Nia from Abertillery plan her future after GCSEs.
Maddox hopes to follow his childhood Formula One dream.
Growing up with 11 brothers and sisters inspires Cerys to be a midwife.
Imogen: Studying in sixth form and planning for university...
Ceri Vaughan Jones is going to university after taking a year out to work.
Begw Rowlands: A year out has helped me plan my future...
Scott Gilmore: On track for a law degree...
Poppy, 17, stayed on at sixth form to continue her studies and hopes to study abroad next year in the US to start an international career.
The pandemic took a toll on my future ambitions...
Nia-Faith Williams says hard work, being herself and a work placement helped her to build a fulfilling career.
Laura Green left school after her GCSEs and started her apprenticeship two years later...
At 16 Dominic become a joinery apprentice and by the age of 21 set up his own business. Read Dominic's story...