Having a skilled and productive workforce is vital for our economy. Everyone in the workplace should be given the opportunity to continue to learn, develop their skills and fulfil their potential.
Our objectives within the Skilled and Productive Workforce strategic theme are:
- Implement the Lancashire Technical Education Vision in collaboration with providers and business, increase the number of apprenticeships (including higher level and degree) across our priority sectors
- Reskill and upskill the current workforce, with a focus on digital skills. Improve productivity by developing the digital skills of the workforce
- Increase leadership and management and workforce planning capacity in small to medium sized enterprises
- Work place initiatives that enable a healthy workforce, including retaining ageing workers