Skills Support for the Workforce

Do you want to improve your businesses productivity? Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) can provide you with funded, accredited training to boost the confidence and efficiency of your staff through new skills and qualifications.

ESF LogoSkills Support for the Workforce offers a bespoke development programme to raise attainment levels, increase apprenticeship participation and reduce skills shortages that can restrict the growth and productivity of your business.

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a government funded programme tailored to the needs of your business. learndirect is delivering this programme  through their network of high quality training providers in Lancashire.

The programme is tailored to meet the unique needs of your business and your people – a local expert will visit you to carry out a free consultation, after which they will develop a bespoke training plan designed to tackle skills gaps in your workforce.

The training is flexible – it can be delivered direct to staff on your premises, at a local centre or wherever there’s access to the internet.

What are the benefits?

  • Increase productivity and save money
  • Improve staff retention
  • Flexible delivery to minimise business impact
  • Employees communicate, participate and contribute more effectively
  • Builds a personalised learning plan to feed into probation and annual review process
  • Linking in with Lancashire LEP business initiatives to support your business
  • Accredited and non-accredited training

Who is it for?

Available to businesses within the Lancashire LEP area (funding for SME’s and a number of large employers).

How do I find out more and apply?

To find out more contact:

Janette Healey, Engagement Manager, learndirect
Telephone: 07824460325

Additional information

Skills Support for the Workforce – Video