Category Archives: NTFW Projects

Apprentice overcomes disability as he strives to become a personal trainer

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English | Cymraeg Popular apprentice Zach Chapman refuses to let disability stand in the way of his ambition to become a qualified personal trainer. Zach, 20, from Connah’s Quay, is diagnosed with ataxic cerebral palsy which affects his co-ordination, balance … Read more »

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Michelle develops a successful career after escaping domestic abuse

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English | Cymraeg A domestic abuse victim who has developed a successful career and brought up four sons on her own is hoping that her story will inspire other women to believe in themselves. Michelle Dolan, 46, was at rock … Read more »

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Ambassador Poppy making up for lost time with a Higher Apprenticeship

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English | Cymraeg Poppy Evans is developing a promising career in local government thanks to a Higher Apprenticeship. After two years at university studying law, Poppy, 24, from Carmarthen, decided the course was not for her and set about making … Read more »

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Ambassador Llio is passionate about bilingual apprenticeships

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English | Cymraeg An ambassadorial role is nothing new to Urdd Gobaith Cymru apprentice Llio Bryn Jones who loves coaching sports and is proud of her Welsh language and farming background. Llio, 18, from Henllan, near Denbigh, has been appointed … Read more »

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Ambassador keen to promote apprenticeships through medium of Welsh

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English | Cymraeg Being able to do his apprenticeship through the medium of Welsh was very important to who has completed his entire education and training to date in his first language. Iestyn, 25, bar manager at the award-winning Harbourmaster … Read more »

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Social enterprise sets example by recruiting 28 disabled apprentices

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English | Cymraeg Breaking down the barriers blocking job opportunities for young, disabled people is the top priority for Merthyr Tydfil-based social enterprise that has just recruited 28 apprentices with Welsh Government support. Legacy International Group, which includes sister companies … Read more »

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Welsh medium learning essential to Apprenticeship Ambassador’s success

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English | Cymraeg Lleucu Edwards has gone to great lengths to ensure that her learning journey has been through the medium of Welsh, her first language. Lleucu, 28, lives in Carmarthen where she leads Cylch Meithrin Eco Tywi, a pre-school … Read more »

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Apprentice Ceris is engineering an exciting career in Gwynedd

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English | Cymraeg An exciting career in civil engineering awaits apprentice Ceris Alaw Jones who is delighted to be able to learn through the medium of Welsh. Ceris, 21, from Penygroes, near Caernarfon, works for Gwynedd Council and is working … Read more »

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Apprenticeship Ambassador is passionate about the Welsh language

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English | Cymraeg Welsh speaking apprentice electrician Ifan Wyn Phillips is the third generation to join the family business established by his grandfather in Pembrokeshire. Ifan, 20, who lives in Crymych, works for D. E. Phillips and Sons Ltd, electrical … Read more »

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Abigail achieves bilingual apprenticeship at award winning nursery

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English | Cymraeg Abigail Hathway is grateful to her parents for deciding to have her educated through the medium of Welsh from the nursery onwards. Thanks to her ability to speak Welsh, she has landed a job she loves at … Read more »

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