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Case Studies

Our goal is to help you achieve your goals. But it is not just a paperwork ambition – it is already happening in real life.

These case studies provide examples of how Norfolk Community College is changing people’s lives for the better through training, job placements, volunteering, debt and benefit advice and disability support.

Michael’s Story

May 16, 2018

When Michael first registered to Norfolk Community College project in August 2017, he was struggling with a range of personal difficulties.  He had been unemployed for a long period of time and was unable to maintain relationships due to personal problems. Before joining the project he was not actively seeking work but knew he had to do something if he was to rebuild... read more

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Marie’s Story

November 24, 2017

Having overcome a range of challenges, Marie is one of Norfolk Community College’s brightest stars. Marie first came into contact with the project during one of its regular drop-in sessions at Fakenham Library.   Discussing her ambition of becoming a Digger Driver with one of the Norfolk Community College’s Skill Connector, Marie had recently signed up to complete a Construction... read more

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Janine’s Story

September 20, 2017

Janine (Nin) lives in Breckland with her partner and children. Nin came into contact with the Norfolk Community College project as she was really keen to learn new skills and improve her employment prospects however she was nervous about her level of knowledge. Nin wanted to support from the project’s Training Coordinator to assess her I.T, English and Maths skills.  ... read more

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Ryan’s Story

June 17, 2017

Hi, my name is Ryan. I was 17 and left East Norfolk Sixth Form College due to feeling like the courses were not for me and I needed to do something different. I came to Great Yarmouth College (now East Coast College) and started a Traineeship which enabled me to gain a work placement at the college in the Marketing team.

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