CSW to spend £3.4 million training Solent workers

CSW Group has been successfully awarded £3.4 million from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) for training the Solent workforce. The money available will be used to provide skills training at no cost to employers or employees. The training will take place in the areas of New Forest, Southampton, Isle of Wight, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport,…

Get Your Quiz on and Meet The Future You

Ever wondered what an engineer does? Could you see yourself exploring outer space, protecting the environment, designing apps or developing cures for diseases? Engineers do all this, and more! Use the Tomorrow’s Engineers Week ‘Meet the Future You’ quiz to show children and young people the future career options that are open to them. Meet…

Get Online with our Volunteers

In an ever increasing digital world the way we now perform everyday tasks from online shopping, applying for jobs or ordering prescriptions are changing and contrary to general perception, it’s not only the older generation who are now faced with the fact that they need to embrace this change and Get Online. Research by Good…

Ambitions and CSW exhibit at the Cornwall Skills Show.

On 8 October, a busy Royal Cornwall Showground opened its doors to hundreds of young people looking for advice and inspiration. The event, set up by Careers Hub and Next Step, hopes to raise awareness of the opportunities in Cornwall, by showcasing a range of employers from different sectors. Staff from Ambitions and CSW Group…

A Year of Work Experience

At the end of another academic year CSW Group’s workplace experience service has provided over 180 secondary schools with tailored packages enabling almost 19,000 successful placements within the workplace for Year 10 and Year 12 students to take place. Placements have been completed within companies ranging from Solicitors to Dentists to Elite Equestrian Centres to…

Young Homeless in Devon and Somerset

There are approximately 100,000 young people nationally living on the streets according to recent research, and there may be many more that fall under the radar because they reach eighteen and they ‘sofa surf’. A recent documentary for Children in Need, ‘The Young and Homeless,’ highlighted the growing problem for children across the country as…

Why Should I Volunteer?

Written by Sue Hunter, CSW Volunteers Manager & Business Development (Community Services)  WHY SHOULD I VOLUNTEER – WHAT WOULD I GET OUT OF IT? Does this sound familiar? This is a question (or some would say a statement) that I have heard many times, there is no short answer or one that “fits all”.  The simple…

Enterprise Challenge day at Brixham College

Our CSW Enterprise Days provide meaningful opportunities for students to meet real people from the world of work. Consisting of business orientated tasks designed to engage and challenge students they embed an enterprise mindset and approach, which will also enhance the development of key skills. On World Youth Skills Day, Monday 15th June 2019, the CSW Services…