Building skills at the S.S. Great Britian

Tucked next to the SS Great Britain is an unassuming workshop, where half a dozen carpenters are hard at work.

Brought together through Bristol Community Learning, who help adults with few or no qualifications to gain skills, and the SS Great Britain Trust (the two organisations are working together to bring more opportunities for on-site courses), the six individuals are partaking in a nine-week carpentry course and learning valuable woodworking skills.

Sophia is an actor who is developing her DIY skills through the course

“The Trust’s partnership with Bristol Community Learning is part of the communities programme, which has been running for a year,” explains communities officer at the Trust

Leila Nicholas.

 

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