Marine-i is an ambitious programme designed to enable innovation in the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The sector has been identified as an area of high growth potential for the region. Marine-I focuses on four interconnected themes: marine energy, marine manufacturing, maritime operations and marine environmental technologies. The aim of the project is to stimulate and support research, development and innovation to help businesses exploit new market opportunities.
COMPASS project is part funded by the European Social fund, CSW manage the contract on behalf of Cornwall Council who are the grant recipients. The project supports residents of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, aged 15-24 who are NEET
(not in employment, education, or training). It will enable them to develop the resilience, employability skills and job market intelligence to make informed choices around access to education, employment and training based on their
interests, skills, abilities, and the needs of the job market.
The CMN accredited WorkSkills project exists to help learners to improve their understanding and application of work-based skills. The project includes a dynamic five-day course to help prepare unemployed people to get back into work. Participants learn how to search and apply successfully for jobs, create an effective CV, master interview techniques and confidently make that transition into work.
Employer Led Skills (ELS)
The Employer Led Skills (ELS) project, led by Cornwall Marine Network and part funded by the European Social Fund will support 3,090 individuals through a collaborative partnership of 9 Delivery Partners.
It will address identified skills gaps across Cornwall & Isles of Scilly through the delivery of practical, flexible and effective business-led programmes designed to up-skill and re-skill the workforce across a range of sectors including Agri-Food, Construction, Digital, Health and Social Care, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Marine and Retail.
Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW)
Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to up skill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Devon and Somerset. We provide recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy.
Cornwall Marine Network is part of Serco’s network of expert organisations chosen to deliver the SSW programme in your area. Because SSW is co-financed by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), we can support your workforce at no extra cost to your business.