Case studies

Accessing private therapy – Tom’s story

After finishing college at National Star Tom started accessing private therapy at National Star.

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Trainee Justin has the right ingredients for UCAS catering firm

Justin Watts - UCAS

A Steps into Work trainee is wowing in the kitchen after undertaking a work placement at a catering firm managed by UCAS.

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Craig lands dream job

Craig White

Craig White was so impressive on his work placement that he was offered a job and the 21-year-old is now a permanent member of the cleaning team at Balcarras School in Cheltenham.

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Aspiring chef Josh has all the right ingredients

Josh Richings

Joshua Richings has a dream of becoming a chef and he is well on his way to making that dream a reality. The 20-year-old has a paid part-time job in the kitchen of Chargrove Lawn Care Home. He admits that before his one-year Skills for Work programme at National Star he was not very confident.

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Halfords’ Traineeship experience

Halfords Case Study

Harry joined high street retailer Halfords as part of his six-month Traineeship with Steps into Work. Read about Halfords' experience and why they were pleased to offer Harry a permanent contract after the programme.

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Randall & Payne’s work placement experience

Randall and Payne work placement case study

Randall & Payne Chartered Accountants and Business Advisory Services offered Skills for Work student Dan a paid part-time position after he undertook a work placement with the company.

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