The UpSkilling Lancashire project is part funded by the European Social Fund, and 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.
The Project Team assists businesses to identify, design, develop and implement work-force education and training programmes linked to the strategic needs of the business. The Project also offers advice and guidance regarding networks for business support services, and allows the business to upskill a workforce via an Apprenticeship scheme with LMC, Distance Learning, or completing a free Leading Lancashire course.
The UpSkilling Lancashire project can benefit your business by providing support in the following areas:
To qualify for the UpSkilling Lancashire project your business must meet the following criteria:
A member of the project team will visit you to discuss your business plans and objectives. They will support your business to identify, design, develop and implement work-force education and training programmes linked to the strategic needs of your business. The project will prepare the business to engage in the provision of a range of apprenticeships for current and future employees.