Kryran Harris, 16, is a trainee on the Steps 4 Success course run by Northern communities charity DISC and is currently on a ten week work experience placement at believe housing.
He will have the opportunity to try his hand at a variety of trades including electrical work, plumbing and plastering.
Rebecca Drummond, Employment Engagement Adviser at DISC, said: “I’m delighted for Kryran. When he joined the programme, he was unsure of what he wanted to do.
“We’ve worked with him to understand his strengths and interests and have secured a first class placement where he can have a taste of experiences in the construction trades with the aim of helping him to identify a career path.”
Kryran, who is now interested in being an electrician, said: “Once my training programme is completed I’m looking to secure employment in the construction industry, so this experience has been really helpful to me.”