Confianza, the name in training and employment readiness in Keighley. Opened for business in June of 2011 with offices based in the newly converted Central Hall in Keighley. Confianza are a group of local residents who wanted to help accessing work related training for people with specific needs and abilities that are looking to progress into employment or further education. Our experience lies in mental health and young people aged 15 to 24.
We help people obtain the skills and confidence needed to get back into employment or access further education services. With our selection of courses available, we have something for everyone whether they are looking for employment or wanting to add more skills to their portfolio. We achieve this by offering a safe and friendly learning and training environment where clients can access the information and skills needed to gain employment.
With over 25 years experience in the Hospitality & Catering industry we are ideally placed to offer training and guidance in joining the very exciting industry, we work with Ocn & Ncfe to offer quality qualifications that can enhance a person's C.V. and enable them to compete in the open labor market.
In 2013 we were pleased to announce a move into retail training and have a retail course starting in September 2014 with the support of three of our board members that come with over 30 years of experience in Supermarkets, Independent business.
2015 saw the launch of our new build your own business scheme funded by the National Lottery and we have continued to run this for the last three seasons. We offer training sessions on building a business online and find this is an ideal solution for people who find it hard to interact with others in a normal work environment. The sessions build confidence in creating a product or service and then selling online through websites and Social Media with platforms such as Facebook, Twitter to name but a few.
Our company's main strengths lie in :
Confianza is a Social enterprise and trades as well as receiving grants; this allows us to tailor our delivery of training around the requirements of both the local community and the company.
Social enterprises are revenue-generating businesses with a twist. Whether operated by a non-profit organization or by a for-profit company, a social enterprise has two goals: to achieve social, cultural, community economic or environmental outcomes; and, to earn revenue. On the surface, many social enterprises look, feel, and even operate like traditional businesses. But looking more deeply, one discovers the defining characteristics of the social enterprise: mission is at the centre of business, with income generation playing an important supporting role.