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asphaleia Training Runs Destinations Festival in Partnership with The BASE Skatepark in Bognor

On Thursday 6th June we teamed up with the BASE Skatepark in Bognor Regis to hold our first Destinations Festival. The aim of the event was to support and inspire young people who weren’t presently working or studying to think about their further education options and take a step towards a successful future.

Young people had the opportunity to meet employers, take part in art workshops and competitions and even skate. All whilst our staff were available to chat about what our projects offer them. Our intention was that every young person that attended felt there was something that engaged their interests, which is something we strive to achieve for everyone who studies at our further education provision. We also had some of our students from our courses at the Phoenix Centre come and help out, talking to their peers about their experiences of asphaleia and getting involved in the workshops. One of our current students said:

“It is really cool to see what else asphaleia does. I know a lot of my friends would be interested in something like this.”

This was a fantastic event for us and we are grateful for the support locals, professionals and especially the BASE gave us in making it a success. We hope to run more events in the near future in order to promote what we can offer young people as a further education provider, but for now, here’s a reminder…

 

 

Future focus is for 18-24-year-olds looking for help in securing their next steps, offering up to six months of support.

 

 

Make Trax is a bespoke pre-engagement
programme for 16-24-year-olds
that works on employability
skills, confidence, communication
and more.

 

On Track offers accredited
qualifications for 16-18-year-olds
as well as work experience,
support and guidance at your
pace.

Two of our courses offer qualifications and all of our courses offer work experience and support in helping young people to reach their potential. If you, or anyone you know, may be interested in studying with us, get in touch today to find out about our upcoming exam surgeries, taster week, or book a time to come and have a chat with one of our team (if you refer a friend who starts a study programme with us, you both get a £10 high street voucher):

Call:01903 522966

Email: trainingreferrals@asphaleia.co.uk

Finally, please do get down to the BASE if you are able to – it is an amazing facility and we loved working with them on this project!

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