Whether you're looking to progress at work, develop new skills or find a new job, we've brought together all the training and skills support services in the West of England.
We provide one-to-one career coaching and access to a range of training and skills support.
Access a range of business support to help you develop your employees' skills.
Multiply is the new national programme focused on improving adult numeracy skills. As part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund the programme is targeted at Adults (over 19) who don’t already have Level 2 maths, designed to help people to develop their numeracy skills and confidence and support businesses to invest in their workforce/staff.
Regions will be working with government to ensure funding meets the specific needs we face. To support this work we have developed two information proforma’s to help gather information and intelligence; one is for training providers, community organisations or another type of service working with the public and the other document is for employers. These can be returned to email@example.com
We are also holding a series of focus groups to discuss the information and intelligence we have received further.
The Community Support Fund (CSF) will help the most vulnerable within our communities, including those who’ve suffered disproportionately due to COVID-19. The project aims to provide the vital first step towards learning, training and work.
Skills Bootcamps are designed to put the employer at the centre of training initiatives, offering fit for purpose training solutions.
The fund is seeking applications from consortia who can collaborate to co-design and co-deliver innovative approaches to address ‘in-demand’ skills.
Since 2018, the Skills Advisory Panels (SAP) have been bringing together employers, skills providers and key local stakeholders to better understand and resolve skills mismatches at a local level. The West of England SAP was established in March 2020 to oversee the strategic implementation of the people and skills components of the region’s adopted Local Industrial Strategy (LIS).
This latest SAP Report (January 2022) sets out the local skills strengths and needs, and helps underpin our planning to address key economic and skills priorities.
Green skills cover the expertise that we need in order to develop and support a sustainable society.
By helping the current workforce gain new skills and engaging the next generation of workers, we can help tackle climate change and meet our net zero carbon target.
Our Employment and Skills Plan sets out how we support the people, communities, and businesses in the region to thrive. We are investing in programmes which will help our residents develop the skills they need to secure good jobs.