A Barista With No Limits

Good News Story from #Focus5 Orrin’s story goes back before the national lockdown, when he was identified as NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) by CSW Group and consequently referred to #Focus5. Orrin had stopped attending college as the environment was not suitable for him. Orrin has a diagnosis of ADHD and has an…

Subscribe to our CSW Group YouTube Channel

Earlier this year, CSW Group were delighted to populate our YouTube channel with videos to support and inspire young people and businesses across the UK. Since our YouTube channel began, the world has changed quite a bit, so as we fight this global pandemic we’ve had to adapt which resulted in our webinars series being…

A Thank You from Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall

CSW Group were incredibly proud to receive a thank you from Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, for the contribution that CSW have made to Cornwall during the Covid-19 pandemic and for the work that our team continue to do. Our commissioner, nominated us as she was so impressed with how proactive and…

Weymouth College reports how the ESF Dorset Skills for Young People Programme has helped vulnerable young people.

  This week we’re share some good news stories from our ESF Dorset Skills for Young People Programme, which is managed by Partnership and Contracts Manager, Jo Osgood. Nola from Weymouth College reports how the ESF Dorset Skills for Young People Programme has helped vulnerable young people. Weymouth College have utilised their ESF Dorset NEETS Skill…

Care Roadshow – Find a Career in Care

Have you ever thought about a career in care? Join Seetec Pluss on 5 November for the ‘Careers in Care’ roadshow to discover more about your journey into care work. Join us on CHAOS TV or view live on the Facebook page. Schedule for the day so far – from Seetec Pluss.   11.00 – 11.15pm: Welcome and introductions…

STEM Ambassadors step up to the challenge

Written by STEM Manager, Sam Ansell. We’ve all had to adapt the way we work over the last 6 months and upskill very quickly in terms of our use of technology. I’ve been so impressed with the creativity shown by our talented STEM Ambassadors. Whether it’s sharing what they do over video, doing Zoom calls…

CSW: Keeping In Touch with Young People

The CSW Client Relations Advisers work on the Transitions contract which is funded by Local Authorities across Devon, Torbay, Plymouth and Cornwall. The aim of the contract is to provide targeted support for the most vulnerable young people to ensure successful transition to their post 16 destination.   Jordan Reed, one of our Client Relations…

CSW Group’s My Choices project

Written by Senior Career Development Consultant, Dr Oliver Jenkin PGCE RCDP Over three weeks in September and October 2020, CSW Group delivered its My Choices project, an online programme of nine short webinars developed in partnership with the Career and Enterprise Company and Heart of the South West LEP. Each webinar focused on a different topic…

Good News Story – Elite Training South West

  Elite Training South West were looking for a trainee IT tutor so we organised a five-day course through HotSW Skills for young people. We contacted DWP and local careers advisers at CSW to refer learners to the course which included units such as; how applying for a trainee position differed from applying for a…