Pathway Group:
Now delivering English
and Maths Functional
Skills in the East Midlands!
1 in every 6 adults has
difficulty with some aspect
of reading and writing.
1 in 4 struggle with basic
arithmetic and math...
• Are you one of these people?
• Do you have staff who you think might
fall into this category?
• Want to up-skill to prog...
We are pleased to announce that we have won a
delivery contract to provide English and maths
Functional Skills in the East...
The purpose of this contract is to promote the in-work
progression of employed individuals by delivering
English and maths...
The priority groups that are targeted for this provision are:
• Those with basic skills needs
• Females
• Those with disab...
Eligible participants will receive a maximum of two
accredited qualifications of either English and/or
maths. This could b...
This will take the form of two payments, of £400
per payment (up to a maximum of £800) for every
new participant start, up...
The payment is made to the employer to cover any
additional costs whilst the participant is released from
their place of w...
Participants must be:
• Employed for a minimum of 8 hours per week
(Employed and Self-employed)
• Aged 19 and over
• Have ...
Employers will only be eligible
for the employer support where
they:
• Employ fewer than 250 full
time equivalent employee...
If you would like more information
about this contract please:
Call: 0121 707 0550
E-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk
Want to...
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Pathway Group are now delivering English and maths functional skills in the East Midlands region for people employed in SMEs, who are over 19 and have English and/or maths skills below level 2.

If you would like more information about how you can take advantage of this scheme call us on: 0121 707 0550 or e-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk

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Pathway Group Now Delivering English and Maths Functional Skills in the East Midlands

  1. 1. Pathway Group: Now delivering English and Maths Functional Skills in the East Midlands!
  2. 2. 1 in every 6 adults has difficulty with some aspect of reading and writing. 1 in 4 struggle with basic arithmetic and maths.
  3. 3. • Are you one of these people? • Do you have staff who you think might fall into this category? • Want to up-skill to progress in your job? If you answered yes to one of the above and you are employed in an SME in the East Midlands Region then we can help you!
  4. 4. We are pleased to announce that we have won a delivery contract to provide English and maths Functional Skills in the East Midlands region (with particular focus on Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire) concentrating on people in employment in SMEs! With this contract we hope to play our part in changing these statistics! Our Big News
  5. 5. The purpose of this contract is to promote the in-work progression of employed individuals by delivering English and maths qualifications to adults who are: • Aged 19 or over • In employment for a minimum of 8 hours per week • Have been assessed as having English or maths skills below Level 2. What’s it all about
  6. 6. The priority groups that are targeted for this provision are: • Those with basic skills needs • Females • Those with disabilities or health problems • Those aged 50 or over • Ethnic minorities Priority Participants
  7. 7. Eligible participants will receive a maximum of two accredited qualifications of either English and/or maths. This could be: one English and one maths qualification; two English qualifications; two maths qualifications. Where a participant is undertaking two English/maths qualifications, the second qualification must be at a level higher than the first. Additional funding is being made available to enable SME’s with fewer than 250 full time equivalent employees to release participants to undertake accredited English and maths qualifications during work time. T’s & C’s
  8. 8. This will take the form of two payments, of £400 per payment (up to a maximum of £800) for every new participant start, up to a maximum of three participants per employer. Payments will be made on the production of evidence which demonstrates that the participant has completed at least fourteen days on the programme from the start date and then second payment on the successful achievement of the qualification. T’s & C’s
  9. 9. The payment is made to the employer to cover any additional costs whilst the participant is released from their place of work to undertake the training. The total payment that can be expected by the employer and how it breaks down must be made clear to them by the applicant at the outset. Funding for a maximum of three eligible participants is available to individual employers, although we would expect all eligible employees with basic skills needs to be supported through this activity. T’s & C’s
  10. 10. Participants must be: • Employed for a minimum of 8 hours per week (Employed and Self-employed) • Aged 19 and over • Have an identified English and maths need below level 2 • Live in the East Midlands region • Volunteers could be eligible on a case by case basis if they are volunteering for at least 8 hour per week, and have a ‘volunteer agreement’ Eligibility
  11. 11. Employers will only be eligible for the employer support where they: • Employ fewer than 250 full time equivalent employees Eligibility
  12. 12. If you would like more information about this contract please: Call: 0121 707 0550 E-mail: info@pathwaygroup.co.uk Want to find out more?

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