Skills Support for the Workforce Presentation

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Understand the funding opportunities for work-related skills training to support sustainable employment and promote the in-work progression of employed individuals.

Presented by Mark Williams (Projects Director, Cornwall College)

Published in: Business, Education
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Skills Support for the Workforce Presentation

  1. 1. Skills Support for the Workforce
  2. 2. SSW Project Summary Outline • • • • Approved May 2013 £13.283M May 2013 – July 2015 Progression for employees in Cornwall with low skills through work-related skills training. • Responsive provision to the skills needs of businesses
  3. 3. Generic Eligibility • Employees who’s employment is based in Cornwall • Working a minimum of 8 hours per week • 19+ • Usual State Aid Rules apply • Self employed • Volunteers
  4. 4. Types of Course • QCF Accredited, Level 1 - 5 • Units can be individually funded and accredited • Add value to core Govt skills support • Access to employers - supply chain/other businesses in the immediate geographic location/sector groupings • Access to wider support for apprentices where there is an identified need
  5. 5. LEP priorities for SSW
  6. 6. Building capacity • Fund Value of £4.4m • To stimulate/support economic growth • New/innovative delivery/new markets/sectors • Under-represented target groups eg LLDD Local Response Fund • £1.992M • Develop a Local Skills Plan via LEP framework
  7. 7. • • • College and University expertise and facilities access, supported through: National innovation funding Local innovation funding…… Specialist Knowledge LRF opportunity MIS events/ networking and signposting to wider programmes such as: • • • • • Business Investment for Growth (CDC) Unlocking Potential (Cornwall College/ Plymouth University) Grow Cornwall (Oxford Innovation) Export Cornwall (UKTI) Outset Cornwall & Fit for Finance (YTKO) Business Support Skills Capacity building - opportunity Flexible delivery opportunity SSW Project
  8. 8. • Any opportunities for the marine sector? • Any questions? • Who to contact? FMS Alex Roebuck Tel: 01326 310324 / 07825218479 Email: alex.robuck@falmouthmarineschool.ac.uk

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