SERC Celebrates Vocational Success

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Annette Grant retrains to be a chef. Annette Grant retrains to be a chef.[/caption] Local people have shared their stories of how vocational education has helped them get promoted, retrain in a new career, and get back into education to further their ambitions. Vocational training plays a vital role in preparing people for the work environment through hands-on learning, offering local employers with appropriately skilled and trained people who can drive the UK economy forward; a great way to showcase how high level VQs contribute to learners, businesses and society. For anyone considering a new career path, part-time professional cookery student Annette Grant is a great inspiration. The 39-year old from Ballymartin, is currently retraining from a registered childminder to a chef! Annette Retrains Annette said:  “I always wanted to be a chef and have come to SERC for a career change. I love the hands-on approach to learning and the flexibility that part-time study offers.’ Although I was busy working, the work involved with my courses was quite manageable.”

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SERC offers a vast selection of full-time, part-time, higher education vocational courses including BTEC’s, Apprenticeships, HNC’s and HNDs. For more information please or to enrol please visit our website atwww.serc.ac.uk call our enrolment hotline 0845 600 7555 or come along to our part-time open day on 13 June from 4pm-8pm.]]>