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Jack – HNC Construction

After studying T Level Construction at Truro and Penwith College Jack felt progressing to the HNC Construction at the University Centre was the next logical step and would position him well in the industry.
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Chloe’s Story

Chloe chose T Levels in order to gain practical, real-world experience in a primary school setting, alongside her studies.
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Sam – BSC (Hons) Applied Sport & Health Science

Lockdown meant a change of direction for Sam, and after starting his degree at the University Centre, he is now working as a Football Coach at Truro College.
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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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Stephanie – BA (Hons) Education & Training

Whilst studying her Education and Training degree, Stephanie has been successful in applying to study her MSc in Teaching and Learning at Oxford University.
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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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Michelle’s story

The College’s Project Management for Business – Level 4 course was the stepping stone Michelle needed to successfully apply for a Project Officer role with her employer.
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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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Alistair’s story

The ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management has given Alistair the tools to be a more effective and motivating manager.
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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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