What we do?
CWTC has a proven track record of delivering 4 strands of interrelated activity across the region.
- Employability Skills
- Supporting Young People and adults into Media Industry – project by providing training Module programmes to give an in-depth discovery into practical work skills and confidence in employment, media skills, building a social media plan, personal finance, career and employability skills, office skills, marketing products and services.
- Accredited and Non-accredited courses – As an Approved Training Centre, we provide Entry Level to Level 3 Accredited Courses, including Online Courses through Open Awards for unemployed, front-line staff and services.
- Kickstart scheme – to support young people between 16 to 24 years employed at CWTC in, video, marketing and administration.
- Providing work placement at CWTC – to support young people and adults to enhance their transferrable skills for further education and employment.
- Health and Wellbeing awareness
- Wellbeing Café- to supports people with mental health and wellbeing through arts activities, information provided by health and social care services.
- Accredited courses in: Understanding Dementia, Supporting Carers, Understanding Mental Health, Basic Understanding in Diabetes
- Bilingual resources in Urdu/English
- Reminiscence materials to engage South Asian elder community.
- Digital Inclusion – CWTV Online YouTube Community Channel & Podcast
- The Online CWTV Community Channel and Volunteers – aims to promote local issues, health and wellbeing, art and culture, education, training and experiences. Volunteers are trained to present programmes for the Channel and Podcast.
- Community Cohesion
- Qawwali Music Fusion project – to bring together local Sufi artists in fusion performance with local western musicians to exchange knowledge and skills of different traditions.
What has helped the community?
Project monitoring reports and feedback have identified the following:
- Bespoke training has helped to build skills and gain confidence to take into jobs
- increased confident through digital inclusion
- importance of having available bilingual resources that are built into project delivery
- Create a greater understanding of living with dementia and mental health
- Improve individual self-awareness
- Increased referral opportunities
- Increase opportunities for artistic engagement
- Be a place of contact advice and support.
- Increased the opportunity for community members to gain confidence and the ability to express themselves in a safe and friendly environment.