Vulnerable youngsters 'at risk of crime' earn first aid qualifications
21 vulnerable children who were labelled as “at risk of becoming involved in crime” have earned first aid and practical qualifications in an outreach project.
The Lincolnshire Police and Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force Outreach Project worked with boys and girls aged 12-14 over a four day course.
The 21 youngsters earned certificates in first aid and practical skills, at Beckingham Camp, near Newark.
The students, from Cordeaux Academy in Louth and Birbeck College in North Somercotes, tried canoeing, first aid, navigation and camping.
Wella SP Color Save 7 Piece Gift Set. rrp £27.50 (saving £10.00)View details
Colour Save Shampoo 250ml, Colour Save Conditioner 200ml, Mini Repair Shampoo 30ml,Mini Repair Mask 30ml, Mini Shine Define Shampoo 30ml, Mini Shine Define Mask 30ml,Mini Perfect Hold Hairspray 50ml
Terms: Limited availability. Whilst stocks last.
Contact: 01522 303163
Valid until: Tuesday, December 31 2013
They also took on climbing and outdoor challenges at Caistor.
Officer in Command, Captain Dean Warrilow, said: “Not only do our students benefit from improving their communication, team-working and communication skills, but they also receive real qualifications which will help them in later life.
“I would like to thank all the members of staff who have helped these young people leave our course with much improved self-confidence and memories which will last a lifetime."
The students earned qualifications in ‘Heart Start’ first aid, canoeing and three National Open College Network Level 1 certificates.