James digging his way out of unemployment

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Overview After leaving school without any formal qualifications and little work experience, James Wallace didn’t know what he wanted to do and had little confidence in his own abilities. In January 2017, Job Centre Plus, Irvine referred him to our Ayrshire branch that deals with employability and training for individuals and employers. We registered James […]

Brendan and Holly training support

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Brendan Behan and Holly Lamont of Body & Soul Beauty and Holistic Therapies describe the training and employment opportunities they received to support their individual career development. Find out more about our employability services

Coastal Ranger Programme offers unique work experience opportunity

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CEIS Ayrshire launched its Coastal Ranger Programme in January 2015 in association with partners, North Ayrshire Council (Streetscene), Eglinton Country Park, The Ayrshire Community Trust (TACT) and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO). The programme was developed to protect and enhance the natural environment of Ayrshire; and encourage local groups, organisations and individuals to […]

STEPS course proves to be a hit

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A third group has recently completed CEIS Ayrshire’s STEPS training course. The 4 -day programme is designed to support individuals identify their key skills and realise their true potential to step into the employment market. Some key areas of development and motivation include: Stretching individuals comfort zones Supporting them to manage personal change Understanding and […]

Career change for Graeme

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Graeme was referred to CEIS Ayrshire, as part of the Work Programme. He had worked in Construction for 20+ years but had to leave due to a number of health issues including arthritis, diabetes and HBP. He felt he was ‘past it’ and was unsure if he would ever find work again. Through our Business Liaison […]

CEIS welcomes 10,000th customer in landmark year

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CEIS Ayrshire was delighted to celebrate with customer, Samantha Wallace as she marked an important milestone in their 10th year. Samantha was surprised when she was presented with a bouquet of flowers and a £30 dinner gift voucher by Marie Bracaglia when registering with the branch in Saltcoats to participate in our weekly job club. […]

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