Graduate Oto lands first job following TCHC-funded course

After leaving university last summer, Braintree graduate Oto Solomon found it hard to secure work. But the skills he learned at a course funded by workforce development provider TCHC led to him fighting off job offers from potential employers.

Oto, 23, explained that when his economics degree ended, he had been unsuccessful in landing that elusive first job, despite applying for numerous positions. “An adviser at Jobcentre Plus suggested I take a course being offered by Ignite Business in Braintree,” he said.

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TCHC Community Grant throws creative Hannah into the spotlight

A mum who put her creative talents on hold for ten years to raise a family has found herself much in demand thanks to a project funded by Kings Lynn workforce development provider TCHC.

Hannah Garland, from Syleham, took part in the Hyve project which saw a group of unemployed people creating a short film together. The project, run by Waveney Valley Productions, was made possible through a £15,000 Community Grant from TCHC. 

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