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Finding THAT apprenticeship!

Finding THAT apprenticeship! When Mason* first met with his CSW Community Engagement Adviser Suzanne, he did not know what he wanted to do, he just knew that he wanted to start earning his own money. After they exchanged phone calls and texts for a few days, he met with Suzanne. Together they discussed various options…

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SMART SKILLS Empowers Julia to Grow Her Photography Businesses

SMART SKILLS Empowers Julia to Grow Her Photography Businesses Julia, business owner at Julia Woollacott Photography, recently completed the free Digital Marketing Workshops from SMART SKILLLS, delivered by our partner Petroc.  Based in North Devon, Julia offers stylish and relaxed wedding, portrait and event photography. She wanted to develop her digital marketing skills to help…

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SMART SKILLS Enables David the Electrician to Expand His Business into Electric Vehicle Charging Installation Projects

SMART SKILLS Enables David the Electrician to Expand His Business into Electric Vehicle Charging Installation Projects David has worked as a self-employed Electrical Contractor for the past 12 years.  He had previously attended a range of electrical courses in Exeter with The Focus Training Group, where he heard about the opportunity of completing fully funded…

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Oliver Takes Flight with the Help of COMPASS

Oliver Takes Flight with the Help of COMPASS Oliver* attended his First Commitment meeting at the Jobcentre with his mum in August 2021. It was difficult to get information from Oliver; his reply to each question was “I don’t’ talk”. He was further encouraged to participate in the interview, but mum stepped in and replied…

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Health Works for Cornwall has helped Nigel re-start his education and improve his possible future outcomes.

Health Works for Cornwall has helped Nigel re-start his education and improve his possible future outcomes Please note this story contains sensitive information which some readers may find upsetting. Nigel has given full consent for us to share his story. Nigel joined the Health Works for Cornwall (HWC) project in May 2021 when he was…

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UAM Recycle Challenge

UAM Recycle Challenge Have you ever thought about what it would be like to travel in a flying car? Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is the future of transportation, and it is coming sooner than you imagine! Urban Air Mobility is the concept of transporting people and goods around cities and towns using aerial vehicles. This…

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