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Finding flexibility and real-life skills with Jobs Growth Wales+ 

After finishing school, Shannon Morris, 16, from Barry, joined Ƶ and enrolled onto the JGW+, programme as it offered her the flexibility she needed to balance her education alongside her care responsibilities. Shannon is currently on the Advancement Strand of the Jobs Growth Wales+ (JGW+) Programme; a training and...
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Jobs Growth Wales+ placements

What is Jobs Growth Wales+? In short, Jobs Growth Wales+ (JGW+) is a training and development programme for 16–18 year olds that gives them the skills, qualifications, and experience they need to either gain a job or enter further training.
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Jobs Growth Wales+ Opportunities

Search our Jobs Growth Wales+ opportunities Are you 16-19 yrs old and looking to earn money, find independence and get on the career ladder? You might be searching for the right job, figuring out your next steps in education or maybe you just need some support to get you there.
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Jobs Growth Wales+

What is Jobs Growth Wales+? Jobs Growth Wales+ (JGW+) is a fantastic training and development programme for 16–19 year olds, who need the skills, qualifications, and experience to progress onto an Apprenticeship, set up your own business or land your dream job. You will receive employability training and all the...
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Wales’ largest training provider celebrates 35 years

Ƶ has been ‘improving lives through learning’ for 35 years this month.  Wales’ largest training provider launched in September 1988 on The Parade in Cardiff, delivering training to 200 unemployed adults in its first year. Since then it has gone on to help over 75,000 learners achieve...
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Tutorial videos inspire learner’s career in construction

Finding a career path that’s right for you can seem like a daunting task particularly if those around you have had their dream job in mind for a long time. But there is no right or wrong way to find a career you love.  For Jobs Growth...
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Hairdressing workshops give learners a confidence boost

Ƶ’s Jobs Growth Wales + scheme aims to equip young learners, between the ages of 16 and 19, with the skills they need to progress in their future careers. There is no set end goal for JGW+ learners but many go on to undertake further apprenticeships and gain more advanced...
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Assessor lands dream role after completing four qualifications

For one of Ƶ’s newest tutors learning has gone full circle.  Childcare assessor, Christie Davies, began her learning journey when she enrolled with Jobs Growth Wales aged eighteen, she is now celebrating her appointment as a tutor within the same department.  Christie left school to...
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Course offers solid start for learner with a passion for hair

If you’re looking for a career that offers the chance to flex your creative flair as well as have a lasting positive impact on your clients’ confidence and wellbeing, then you may want to look at hairdressing.  Hairdressing offers many transferable skills and is consistently ranked as...