Emily received funds to complete the British Sign Language Level 3 training and she now has a job lined up for September.
Turning a dream into a career
Emily received funds to complete the British Sign Language Level 3 training and she now has a job lined up for September. She has always wanted to be a sign language interprepter and she couldn’t have got this job without her qualification.
Gaining vital experience
She’s been volunteering as a sign language interpreter at the National Deaf Children’s Society, a charity that’s helped her two deaf sisters. Emily has also been a carer within her family since 2010 and she is now in a place where she can focus on her career. She’s now on the path to her dream job.
“The award has made a big difference in helping me to get to where I want to be in my career. I’m excited to start work in September now!”
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.
Send your completed form and supporting documents to:
- Aspire Awards, 30 Brock Street, Regent’s Place, London, NW1 3FG