Provider: CVO East Ayrshire
Location: Various locations
Ayrshire are accepting expression of interest/referral forms for a new cohort
of trainees on the Positive Destinations Course. This course is opened to anyone age 16-26 years that has had care experience
at some point - residential, foster, kinship, adopted or looked after at home
with support. The course will begin in May and will be delivered over 26
weeks and won’t affect any current benefits our trainees may receive. We have
expanded these training opportunities into different vocational role in
different suitable industries. We are offering
work skill opportunities in various of our social enterprises.
is a social enterprise
that was developed as an avenue into employment, creating a café/restaurant and
venue space where we could offer commercial work experience in a supportive
Destinations, Double-decker catering bus called Positive
Destinations @ WG13. We will attend local community events and a unique venue
for special events.
Little Shop Big Stories, social enterprises shop offering work
experience for young people locally while selling every product from morning
cup of coffee to personalised gifts and candles. These products also tackle a
huge range of social and environmental issues, from homelessness and mental
health to global food waste.
Grafix Print Studio, Social enterprise print shop offering creative training and
work experience placements for East Ayrshire residents to build the confidence
and improve their chances of gaining employment.
and Marketing, with
technology playing an ever-increasing role in the creative industries, careers
in marketing, advertising requires young people to have digital skills
our bespoke courses have been developed in partnership with Ayrshire College
which offers the Certificate of Work Readiness and includes customer service
modules. Our Job coaches work alongside our trainees and use systematic
instruction techniques to break down complex tasks into manageable learning,
build confidence and offer support with external issues affecting their lives. Successful completion of this award offers the young
person improved job prospects and transferable skills in self-evaluation,
planning and goal setting that can be applied to any workplace.
have developed and refined this bespoke training course which has had a
positive impact on the lives of our trainees and has raised awareness of the
contribution young people can make when they receive appropriate levels of
support and training.
How to book: Please contact 01563 574000 or email@example.com if you are interested in being put forward for this course.