Case Study - Coastal Champions - Michaela
MICHAELA Davies, 45, recently joined the Magna Vitae family as one of the latest employees to join the team at Skegness Pool & Fitness Suite through the Skill-Builder Programme.
Michaela, who was initially unemployed, has spent the last 12 weeks training with the Magna Vitae team in Skegness to help gain numerous qualifications and start a new career thanks to the local Skill-Builder programme.
The new employability programme, led by Magna Vitae Trust for Leisure and Culture, and funded through Coastal Communities, allows individuals to build on their skills, qualifications, and offers hand-on experience. Supporting people with mental health challenges, social anxiety, or those out of work, who are looking to develop skill sets.
Michaela, who spoke to a member of the team one day in Skegness, found out about the programme and submitted a curriculum Vitae to the venue. Once contacted Michaela was excited to know about what she could learn and what skills she could develop, from swimming lessons to online training, Michaela was soon diving into her new skills.
Michaela said “This is a fantastic programme and once that I heard about in passing. I’ve learnt so much more that I thought I would, and I can now say that I am a full qualified lifeguard at Skegness Pool & Fitness Suite.”
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