Real Ideas makes work and career opportunities happen for 18-25 year olds

At Real Ideas we are passionate about supporting young people to take positive steps towards their futures.

Through supporting young people to develop skills, gain confidence and experiences we help them on their journey…

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Our programmes

Game Changer

For 15-24 year olds living in Cornwall who are currently Not in Education, Employment or Training. We offer bespoke support to individuals to help them move in the right direction through 1:1 support and sector based work experience and activities.


For 18-24 year olds, living in Cornwall who are unemployed, but actively looking for work. The programme gives individuals the opportunity to attend a 6 week group challenge, where the focus will be on skills development and linked to themes Digital, Creative, Food or Environment.

Green Thinkers

For 18-25 year olds living in Plymouth. These 6 week programmes are aimed at young people keen to learn about the green spaces in the City, gain industry insight and gain practical skills for working outdoors.

For more information on any of the programmes above or just to ask someone a question, please email or call 0330 223 4158

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Case studies

Read about how our work has helped young people to realise their ambitions and dreams.

Guinevere: planting and growing her own future

Elle: designer of her future success

Marcus: coaching brilliance in others

Cameron: builder of his own destiny

Kieran: On the front foot and future facing after tricky times

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