"If you are progressing on to your next step and you are unsure of what to do, then I would strongly recommend Blackburn College!"

Waseem said: “I started at Blackburn College studying Business Level 2 before progressing on to the Business Level 3 Extended Diploma, with a specialism in Accounting.

“Working with the College’s amazing Work Placement Team, I have completed several work placements, including my most recent work experience at Growth Lancashire in Accrington.

“I would like to say thank you to my Career Coach Asia Malik and the rest of the Work Placement Team for allowing me to have opportunities to gain real life experience whilst studying at Blackburn College. If you are progressing on to your next step and you are unsure of what to do, then I would strongly recommend Blackburn College!”

He added: “I would also like to thank the Business Team for helping me achieve all my grades - something that I need for my next steps of my life.

“I have secured a full-time job at Innovation Group in Burnley. I will be a Data Entry Analyst in the area of Priority Recruitment and I can’t wait to get started!”