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Swindon man with Down's Syndrome gets scaffolding apprenticeship in 'UK first' – Swindon Advertiser

Thursday, 10 February, 2022

Swindon man with Down's Syndrome gets scaffolding apprenticeship in 'UK first' – Swindon Advertiser

Scaffolder with Down's Syndrome Todd Scanlon breaks down barriers with college course

 
A Swindon man with Down's Syndrome has overcome perceptions to get accepted on an apprentice course to become a fully qualified scaffolder.
32-year-old Todd Scanlon, who has worked at Coles Scaffolding for three years, has been given a place on scaffolding training Scheme at Weston College, in what his boss Martyn Coles believes could be a UK first.
"We’ve been fighting for this for the last 18 months, maybe two years, to get heard and to show that Todd that more than capable of achieving what he wants to achieve," Martyn said.
Read more at: https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/19907667.swindon-man-downs-syndrome-gets-scaffolding-apprenticeship-uk-first/

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