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NCC Participants Join ‘Learn to Grow’ Horticulture Programme

August 6, 2018

Norfolk Community College’s DPS project launched its horticulture training programme today, in partnership with Eves Hill VEGCO’s “Learn to Grow” programme. The community market garden is based remotely, primarily in Reepham, North of Norwich. The training offers hands-on practical courses in horticulture, that are free to all participants (who have been unemployed for 12 months or longer). ‘Growers’ gain real-life... read more

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Developing Construction Skills with ACE Training

August 1, 2018

Photo: Project participants build a sturdy bridge, made entirely out of newspaper, strong enough to hold human-weight.  Norfolk Community College project participants have began developing their construction skills in the previous week, in line with the Access to Construction course held at ACE training in Rackheath. The course introduces participants to a variation of new skills, including; power tools competence, COSHH,... read more

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The Norfolk Community College is now recruiting!

June 22, 2018

We are currently looking to fill the following vacancy: Catering and Hospitality Trainer – The Feed and our partners from the community and voluntary sector are looking for people who are highly motivated, compassionate and person-centered to join the Building Better Opportunities programmes; Norfolk Community College Project across Norfolk. The Norfolk Community College project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery... read more

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Improving well-being with the Norfolk Community College Project and Access Community Trust

April 26, 2018

Whether you’d like to make better decisions, increase your happiness or change careers, Access Community Trust have teamed up with the Norfolk Community College project to deliver a range of wellbeing activities to set you on the right path. ‘Wellbeing’ means feeling more than just happy and confident, it means feeling able to cope when things get tough in our... read more

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Helping Paul to go from ‘Strength to Strength!’

April 17, 2018

In the last 12 months Paul Kimble has completed a range of activities with the Norfolk Community College project.  Here we tell of Paul’s journey through the project. Paul was struggling with his mental health, especially anxiety and this affected him on a daily basis.   His anxiety was so bad that some days he would not leave his flat.  He really was in... read more

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Daniel’s Story – In His Own Words

April 17, 2018

Following his time engaging on the Norfolk Community College project, Daniel has shared his story of how he has gone onto secure employment. Daniel ‘I have previously worked in manual jobs and I suffered a back injury in 2016 that took a long time to recover from. During recovery I decided I didn’t want to do any more manual work and... read more

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The Norfolk Community College is Recruiting!

March 6, 2018

We are currently advertising for the following vacancy: Project Compliance Officer  Based at: East Coast College, Great Yarmouth Campus 37hr per week. Salary: £17,544 – £18,555  (Fixed term contract until December 2019) The post will undertake contract compliance and claim monitoring support to the Norfolk Community College project.  They will have recent experience of contract monitoring European funded projects, as well... read more

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Upcoming Confidence and Self-esteem Taster sessions!

February 8, 2018

Want to access FREE training, employment guidance, work placements, one to one support and specialist advice? Come along, meet the team and learn more about the project. Confidence and Self-esteem Taster session You can access support if you: Are aged 25 or over Have been unemployed for at least 24 months Live in Norfolk Have the Legal Right to Work... read more

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The Norfolk Community College information bus is on the move

February 6, 2018

Norfolk Community College is bringing their information bus to you! Great Yarmouth Market Place Tuesday 13th February 10- 3pm Come along, meet some of the team and find out what Norfolk Community College are all about!  These sessions include advice and information on- Looking at how we can improve our self esteem. Preparing for interviews. Overcoming any personal barrier to... read more

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Celebrating the success of our first jobs fair!

January 30, 2018

More than 1,000 people took advantage of the Norfolk Community College and Great Yarmouth Job Centre Plus Jobs Fair on 23 January, which offered job seekers the chance to network with potential employers from a wide range of sectors and to find out more information about local employment opportunities. Held in Great Yarmouth Town Hall’s historic Assembly Hall, the fair was... read more

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