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Previous programmes

CAREERS LADDER (2008-11)

From 2008 to 2011, RCS created a programme of bespoke engagement and learning events designed to reach people who were disengaged from formal learning, funded by Welsh Government. We designed and delivered the programme with key partners who had close links with our...

ST ASAPH FARM (2009)

In 2009, RCS supported Community Justice Intervention Wales (CJIW) to realise an ambitious project to develop a piece of farmland on the outskirts of Rhyl. The ‘growing project’ provided a range of opportunities in relation to employment related activity and learning,...

GET SKILLED UP (2009)

Poor reading, writing and numeracy skills are often a barrier to people finding or progressing in work. In 2009-11 RCS worked with Basic Skills Cymru, Llandrillo College Rhyl and Rhyl Football in the Community (RFITC) to create ‘Strikers’, an innovative learning...

FUTURE JOBS FUND (2009-11)

At the height of the financial crisis, RCS secured over £2 million through the Department for Work and Pensions ‘Future Jobs Fund’ programme, which was aimed at tackling youth unemployment.  Acting as a managing agent for the scheme across Conwy and Denbighshire, we...

ENTERPRISING SOLUTIONS (2012-2014)

Building on the success of our  test trading scheme which had supported 20 people into business in 2010, we created an intensive programme of support to engage and inspire local people to set up in business. Delivered in partnership with Denbighshire Enterprise Agency...

TASTE ACADEMY (2010-2015)

In 2010, RCS set up a new training restaurant on Rhyl Promenade, the Taste Academy, to give unemployed people the chance to gain skills and work experience in a real work environment. Taste Academy was established as a social enterprise, with all profits from its...

INTERMEDIATE LABOUR MARKET (2011-2015)

From 2011-2015, RCS delivered a number of Intermediate Labour Market programmes, funded through the Wales Council for Voluntary Action. Working closely with local small and medium sized businesses and social enterprises, our programmes created a varied and inspiring...

OPEN DOORS (2012-2014)

From 2012 to 2014, we piloted a unique new job broking service to help link local job-seeking customers with employers from small to medium sized businesses. Open Doors provided a package of practical support including independent advice about the range of wage...

FIT FOR WORK (2010-2014)

In 2010, RCS set up a new training restaurant on Rhyl Promenade, the Taste Academy, to give unemployed people the chance to gain skills and work experience in a real work environment. Taste Academy was established as a social enterprise, with all profits from its...