Project Directory

Details of skills and employment support
programmes in Lancashire

The Project Directory will help you find details of current projects that help Lancashire businesses inspire people, recruit, improve workforce skills, create new jobs, tap into sources of skilled workers and improve skills in their industry.

There are also a number of projects which support Lancashire residents on their journey back into employment, by employers offering them work placements or volunteer opportunities, details of these can be found on the Employability Projects page here

 

Access To Employment

Funded Recruitment and Pre-employment Training Support.

Boost Business Lancashire

Boost is Lancashire's business growth hub, helping growth-hungry businesses in the county realise their potential by providing simple access to a range of leading-edge funded business support programmes.

EnginE Project

The EnginE project is aimed at Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing (AEM) SME’s, helping them to use workforce skills to future-proof their profitability and productivity.

Enterprise Adviser Network

Enterprise Advisers are experienced employees / self-employed people who volunteer to work closely with a specific school or college to motivate and support young people.

Inspire an apprentice

The Lancashire Apprentice / Employer Ambassador Network is part of a county-wide drive to increase understanding and employment opportunities for apprenticeships.

Skills Support for the Workforce

This project offers fully-funded support to boost skills in businesses. Skills Support for the Workforce will help businesses to upskill the workforce through a wide range of different programmes.

Take on an Apprentice

Do you want to fill skills gaps in your organisation using apprentices? Are you looking to recruit an apprentice and need support?

Train an apprentice

Are you looking to upskill your current workforce? Did you know that apprenticeship funding can be used for any age group and can also be used for your current teams?

UNITEplus

UNITEplus brings together Lancashire SMEs wanting to develop capacity through the uptake of new tools and techniques, with students and graduates looking for high quality placements in Lancashire.

UpSkilling Lancashire Project

The UpSkilling Lancashire project supports Lancashire based SMEs and micro businesses to increase the skills and capability of their employees, enabling the business to compete regionally, nationally and internationally.