After achieving an Apprenticeship in Children’s Care, Learning and Development Helen began a Level 5 Diploma in Children’s Care Learning and Development, which she completed in just six months, using an online learning assistant. Helen set up Blythswood Childminding Services in Wrexham, which cares for young disabled and able bodied children and babies.
It has already been a memorable year for Helen who has won the City & Guilds Vocational Learner Medal for Excellence, the top UK Tallow Chandler award and the Employee in Learning Award at Niace Dysgu Cymru’s Inspire! Awards.
“It’s lovely to get acknowledgement for something that I am really passionate about and for doing a job that I love. It’s so rewarding working with children with disabilities.”