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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.

However, don’t take our word for it – our participants say it so much better.

Graham’s Story

February 2, 2021

Graham’s story, aged 53. JANUARY 2021 Graham initially sought advice on how to complete a CV and job applications. Graham had spent many years as civil servant with a high level of experience. We linked this pool of experience in with job descriptions from current vacancies. With one to one coaching we were able to support Graham to be able... read more

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Michele and Jen’s Story

November 14, 2018

Eves Hill’s Norfolk Community College projects has supported a range of people to build confidence and resilience, and become less isolated from their local communities.  By offering people in Norfolk the opportunity to learn and develop in a supportive environment, Michele and Jen’s story are two examples of how Eves Hill are helping people move towards employment and gain new skills. Find out more by clicking on the two case studies below: Jen case... read more

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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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