A Free-of-Charge Skills Training Solution for your Business
February 25, 2015
‘Skills Support for the Workforce’ is a new initiative for small and medium sized (SME) businesses in the Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP. It offers fully-funded training and qualifications to support lesser-skilled individuals improve their career opportunities and their existing skills and knowledge through work-based learning. The Skills Support for the Workforce programme is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and co-financed by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) so training is free.
What can the programme offer you? This programme offers a range of unitised programmes tailored to meet the needs of you, the employer, to overcome skills gaps and shortages within your workforce. The programme will work with you to analyse your business needs and identify training programmes/ qualifications specifically for any identified individual employee, to improve their skills and competency, and the training can be delivered in the work place to minimise time off the job.