Learners get their future on track at TACC
YOUNG adults have recently graduated from an innovative programme at Thurrock Adult Community College, in partnership with the local authority’s OnTrack Thurrock scheme, TCHC and the School for Social Entrepreneurs East, where they learnt the skills required to run their own business or social enterprise.
The training facilitator was Michelle Pritchard of Find Your Spark who thanked local business people and community organisations for sharing their expertise over the 10 weeks plus congratulated participants achieving and succeeding with improving their, confidence, knowledge and skills.
As a result of the programme, the young women participating have all become empowered to shape their futures including developing and starting a nail business, selling bespoke glitter wooden crafts at local community markets plus another using new knowledge on self-awareness and connections made on the course to apply for a care role at Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions.
Learners demonstrated their businesses and skills at a graduation celebration event during June, selling their products and networking with invited guests and were presented with certificates by Thurrock Adult Community College’s Principal, Jaki Bradley, who said “This course makes a real difference to people’s lives by helping them to believe that their ideas can be turned into real businesses and then giving them the skills and knowledge so they can make it happen. The journey made by the people on this course is always inspirational. Congratulations to this terms graduates!”.