Case Studies

A New Digital Future for Gary

A New Digital Future for Gary

Garry began his journey with Positive People after being referred to the project by his Jobcentre Plus Work Coach in Bridgwater. Garry had never used a computer or the internet before as he had had no requirement to do so. He had previously worked as a furniture maker...

Work Experience: Good News Stories

Work Experience: Good News Stories

Work Experience: Good News Stories Lee Rogers & Chris Hughes – Employer Interview: Soldi                     Soldi’s new construction project in the heart of Bridgwater is not only an ambitious new development for the town, it has also provided 6 Bridgwater & Taunton...

Full time Employment after 20 years Unemployed

Full time Employment after 20 years Unemployed

Under Construction supported me into employment after 20 years of unemployment *Christine is 56 years old and has learning difficulties. She started attending digital link sessions at Westfield Church in Bridgwater and moved over to Under Construction in April 2017 as...

Local Labour Agreements

Local Labour Agreements

Working together in Sedgemoor to unlock potential /Standfirst/ Sedgemoor District Council needed a better way to encourage local businesses to employ local people – and the National Skills Academy for Construction was perfect for the job. Sedgemoor District Council in...

Lauren Heal

Lauren Heal

I applied for this Apprenticeship as soon as I left school and shortly after got an interview for it. The interview was a whole day which made me feel nervous as I had not had a proper interview before but I managed it and felt very positive about it once I had left....

Dawn Green, Miller Construction

Dawn Green, Miller Construction

Company Miller Construction (UK) Limited Date started Work Experience: 4 March 2013 Employment 1st April 2013 Job Role Part Time Administration Assistant What is your background? My previous jobs have involved working at a dental surgery, typesetting, data input, and...

Job Centre Plus SBWA

Job Centre Plus SBWA

Congratulations to the recent group of participants on the Pontins SBWA with Bridgwater and Taunton College. This tranche of SBWA with Job Centre Plus has supported 12 long term unemployed back into the workforce. Good Luck to the group currently taking part – work...