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Thanks for watching my video. If you like my videos, please subscribe to the channel to receive the latest videos Videos can use content-based copyright law contains reasonable use Fair Use (https://www.youtube.com/yt/copyright/). For any copyright, please send me a message.  A gardening course aimed at providing paid work for people with disabilities in Salford is looking for more recruits.  The YMCA Hortability course lasts ten weeks and will help people with learning disabilities get into the industry.  According to the YMCA, this is the only course of its kind in the region.  Once the course is done, graduates are also offered support with job applications and interviews and given further advice and training.  Christopher, 33, from Salford, suffers from anxiety since childhood and took part in the course last year.  He has had several jobs in the past but his anxiety meant keeping one was hard.  After being referred to the YMCA by Salford based charity, Start, Christopher began classes on the course and it made him feel like he had finally found his passion.  “When I first came here, I put a lot of pressure on myself to pass and get back into work,” Christopher said.  “But each time I come back, I gradually overcame that hurdle and today I feel relaxed and happy.  “Since coming here, I’ve discovered my passion and found out what I want to do in life as a career.  “I feel at home handling plants, I was born for this environment.  “This course exceeded my expectations and has given me a passion to move forward.”  He hopes to find a job with his new found skills or go on to do more training and gain a level two qualification.  John Ramscar also enrolled his 25-year-old autistic son, Daniel, to the course.  Due to the […]

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