Take a look at some real life success stories.
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Read our real life stories about getting advice and support to find the right opportunities.
Connor found his ideal apprenticeship with a local company after attending an event at his school.
After finding education difficult, Ffion found success when her careers adviser helped her find a work placement.
19-year-old Will from Cardiff shares his story of how his loss of hearing hasn’t stopped him from following his ambition to pursue a career in medicine.
Taylor’s love of STEM subjects led to an engineering apprenticeship with Wales & West Utilities.
Discover how employers are getting involved in schools and supporting students to find out more about the world of work.
Find out how Wynne Construction found ways to engage with pupils during the pandemic.
Discover how pupils in Merthyr Tydfil have learned about construction roles and apprenticeships from the ‘Best Newcomer’ award winner.
Read about how Kidslingo is inspiring pupils to study languages and consider starting their own business.
Find out how Eleri Jenkins, winner of the ‘Outstanding Personal Contribution’ award, inspires young people to develop their Welsh skills and consider careers in the digital and health fields.
RWE Renewables become a school valued partner by supporting education business activities in Port Talbot, highlighting future opportunities in the growing renewable energy sector.
By growing a valued partnership with schools in Wrexham, DTCC can future proof their business, support the economy of Wales and raise their business profile.
Griffiths work in partnership with Careers Wales to raise awareness of careers in the Civil Engineering and Construction industries.
Kim Jones Retail Branch Manager at HSBC Llandrindod Wells, encourages employers to get involved in Careers Wales’ Education Business Exchange.
Elin Aaron runs a small family run guest house and restaurant at the foot of Snowdon and believes in supporting local schools. Here’s her story...
Celtic Horizons have been recognised for the work they do in schools to inspire young people about careers in construction.
To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, here is Anik Cartwright’s story on how she inspires the next generation of female engineers.
Real life stories on our Working Wales website
Take a look at more real life stories on our Working Wales website:
- Apprenticeship stories
- Redundancy support stories
- Training and learning stories
- Job support stories - including getting careers advice and guidance, childcare support and work experience