European partners visit CEIS Ayrshire

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Last week saw the arrival in a wet Scotland of the transnational partners on the Job Interview Simulator – ERASMUS+ project. The project started in September 2014 with a meeting in Bratislava, and runs to August 2016 The project partners are CEIS Ayrshire in Scotland, GRUPO EQ5 in Spain, Epic Assist Charity Scotland, branch of […]

Training and Employability Support Programme

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CEIS Ayrshire runs this programme under Employability Fund Stage 4 aimed at getting you into the job you want. Route 1: Short training courses, usually lasting no more than 2 weeks. In the past we have run Sage Accounts, Forklift, RTS, and others. Employability support built-in (where required). Route 2: Each Programme will consist of […]

SQA Certificate in Work Readiness

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CEIS Ayrshire delivers the SQA Certificate in Work Readiness. This nationally recognised award consist of 5 units at SCQF Level 4: Responsibilities of Employment, Dealing with Work Situations, Personal Development: Self and Work, Skills for Customer Care and the Skills Development Scotland customised unit Practical Workplace Skills, along with a 190hr work placement which provides […]

Individual Learning Accounts

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Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland and are for individuals who will benefit most from this support. CEIS Ayrshire ILA Leaflet QR CEIS Ayrshire runs a series of courses which attract Individual Learning Account (ILA) funding. Construction Safety Qualification Course with CSCS […]

CSCS Card

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CEIS Ayrshire can provide you with the training, certification and card you require to allow you to work on a construction site.  CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the required training and qualifications for the type of work they carry out. Whether you only require your CSCS card, whichever card […]

Change of career 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, incl. Arthritis, Diabetes and HBP. He felt he was ‘past it’ and was unsure if he would ever find work again. Through our BLO […]

CSCS testing opens new doors

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CSCS Card

Alex popped in to register with us as he was keen to secure an apprenticeship. He was unsure exactly what he wanted to do but he knew that he enjoyed outdoor work. A short time later Morrison Construction approached CEIS Ayrshire looking for 2 young people for Construction Apprenticeships. Alex seemed extremely keen after explaining […]

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 […]

CEIS welcomes 10,000 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. […]