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Oliver’s Story – Access to Art & Design

Oliver started his adventure in the world of carpentry at Penwith College and has carved his way towards his dream career in furniture making.
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Danny – Access to Science

Following his childhood dream, completing the Access to Science course at Truro College has put Danny one step closer to his career as a Paramedic.
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Miranda – Access to Science

Trainee Dental Nurse Miranda wanted to further her career in dental and is now one step closer to her goal, starting her career as a hygine-therapist.
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Katie – Access to Nursing & Human Sciences

Returning to education after having her children, Katie's career goals may have changed slightly, but her determination is as strong as ever.
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Amy – Access to Science

It took travelling, a ski season and a variety of career paths for Amy to find the perfect career. It all changed for Amy when, following her mother’s footsteps, she fell into a career as a dental nurse.
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Sophie – Access to Nursing

Stay at home mum sophie wanted to pursue a career she was passionate about, and has taken her first steps to becoming a nurse after completing her access course.
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Jess – Access to Creative Arts

After taking some time away from education after college and going travelling, it was an evening course in silversmithing and self taught silversmithing techniques that sparked an interest in returning to education for Jess.
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Chantelle – Access to Health & Social Care

Chantelle returned to Penwith after 25 years to change her career path and is now studying Psychology at the University Centre Truro and Penwith
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Matthew – Access to Computing

Returning to a familiar enviroment after previously studying his A-levels at the College, meant that Matthew was more comfortable in returning to education and re-training.
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Katie – Access to Creative Arts

Mature student Katie returned to education after having her son and deciding it was time for a career change, using her artistic flair.
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Morwenna – Access to Medicine

A change of direction for Mowenna after moving away and starting university sparked a desire to follow a career in medicine.
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Steve – Access to Creative Media and Photography

Inspired by his daughter Deborah’s University course, Steve Kay returned to education at the age of 64 after a career in the Navy, to explore his interest in photography.
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