Training For Work In Communities

What is TWICS?

TWICS is a community training organisation based in Southampton which promotes the benefit and advances the education of people within the City of Southampton who have disabilities or who are otherwise disadvantaged through poverty or other adverse social conditions.

The charity offers a regular programme of courses that are affordable, accessible and, where possible, appropriately accredited.

At the heart of everything we do is our commitment to help people develop new skills and knowledge so they can make a positive contribution to their communities.

We are supported by Southampton City Council.

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TWICS Projects

TWICS provides affordable and accessible training to enable people to overcome their barriers to learning and develop ‘community work’ skills with the opportunity to have their training accredited and gain qualifications. This allows people to not just to get engaged in their local community but to also get paid employment.

Contact TWICS

TWICS has a team of committed staff, and a bank of freelance, expert trainers of the highest quality and are very experienced in their field.

TWICS has an active network and has established contacts with other groups and organisations in Southampton to facilitate learning and personal progression.

Contact us using the details on our contact page.

Our Projects


Subsidised training for organisations who work with Southampton residents living in the SO14-SO19 postcode areas & costed community development training for all. Training can be personalised and is delivered at a time and date to suit individual organisation requirements. Contact us to find out more about our courses.

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Annual General Meeting

TWICS Annual General Meeting was held on the 23rd November at the Swaythling Neighbourhood Centre. It was attended by Trustees, Learners and other stakeholders from Southampton. The meeting ended with a musical performance by some of our learners and a healthy lunch also cooked by our learners.

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