Holli used her Aspire Award funding to complete fantasy nail art and nail airbrushing courses.

Turning Creative flair into a career

Holli has a natural creative flair and a passion for nail art. When her daughter started nursery she was keen to get back to work to provide a better life for her and her daughter. Having completed her Level 3 NVQ in Nail Enhancements Holli was looking to take the next step towards a career in nail art with an aspiration to work in the fashion industry.

Securing the job of her dreams

Holli used her Aspire Award funding to complete fantasy nail art and nail airbrushing courses. Using the skills and experience she gained on these courses she has now secured a job at the cult east London nail salon WAH nails. You can check out her latest work on Instagram @had_nails

“Receiving the grant was like a lottery win feeling for me. The courses were integral in getting me the job at WAH. I’ve learned so much more and I’m really enjoying my job”

How to apply for an Aspire Award

You can apply for an award by completing an application form. You’ll need to let us know exactly what you want the funding for, so make sure you’ve found the course you want to complete, how much the equipment you need will be, or what your community project will cost.

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Holli