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Skills Support for the Workforce in Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire

Provides funding to up skill employees within small and medium sized businesses.

Funding for basic skill training available to all sectors including cross all sectors 

  • literacy and numeracy,
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL),
  • employment skills such as communication and team working,
  • and vocationally specific qualifications

Intermediate and Higher level skills training is also available in the following sectors:

  • Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing (includes Applied Materials, Auto/Aero-Engineering, Med-Tech, Agri-Tech, Energy)
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Tourism and Leisure
  • Professional and Business
  • Digital and Creative Industries
  • Health & Social Care
  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Education
  • Logistics and Distribution.

Businesses operating in these sectors can access funding for training courses such as IT, leadership and management, as well as vocationally-relevant training (depending on the sector).

Training is delivered by a range of expert training organisations who can offer local firms a flexible programme - from a few hours of support in the employee's workplace through to NVQs or other qualifications.

Further information and make an enquiry