Welcome to Work Skills South West

Work Skills South West was established in 2011 to work with disadvantaged young people, young people and adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, and adults with mental health issues. It is a fully supportive and inclusive environment, offering help with all aspects of personal and social development.


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Part of : Together We Can Succeed

This programme is a joint venture between Work Skills South West, Transferable Skills Training and Batting On, set up to re-engage vulnerable young people who have disengaged from education. Each organisation brings a different set of expertise, knowledge and skills to the programme, working collaboratively to produce this award-winning programme. Together We Can Succeed has gained widespread acclaim and was filmed by the BBC for Comic Relief 2015.

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Battling On uses the expertise and experience of veterans to help young people tackle the barriers which have prevented them from engaging in education, developing emotional resilience, coping strategies and self confidence.

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Transferable Skills Training offers work-based training programmes in construction, land-based skills, animal care and work preparation

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News & Annoucements

CHAS Accreditation

On March 25th 2018 Work Skills South West gained its CHAS accreditation for Health and Safety. This confirms that we have achieved th…


We're really sorry for the late notice, but due to the bad weather we have to close the site today, Monday 19th March 2018. All learn…


We will be open as normal tomorrow, Tuesday 19th March 2018, with all minibus pick-ups working at your usual times. It's still very c…

Cornwall Care and Support Awards 2018

On Friday 9th March Nikki Markham attended the Cornwall Care and Support Awards 2018, held at the Eden Project. Work Skills South Wes…

Community Based Support Services

We are very pleased to announce that we've been awarded a contract with Cornwall Council to provide Community Based Support Services.…

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