Priority Axis 2: Skills for Growth

D2N2 Apprenticeship and Jobs Hub


Through this call D2N2 LEP is seeking a programme of activity to broker opportunities for apprenticeship levy to be used as match to support new apprenticeship starts in relevant small to medium businesses within the levy payer’s supply chain or industry sector and build competitive advantage through the development and increase of high quality apprenticeships prioritising the following key sectors:

  • Creative and digital

  • Transport equipment manufacturing

  • Visitor economy

  • Transport and logistics

  • Professional and scientific services including life sciences

  • Construction

  • Food and drink manufacturing

  • Health and social care

The programme should seek to develop innovative approaches to ensure apprenticeship funding and levy is used effectively across D2N2 to achieve skills for growth and meet the needs of growing or skills shortage sectors identified in the D2N2 Economic Growth and Recovery strategy particularly.

  • Clean energy

  • Modular construction methods and retrofitting

  • Health and MedTech

  • Digital

  • Advanced manufacturing


Investment Priority

Priority axis 2: Skills for Growth

ESF investment

Approximately £2,000,000 of ESF is available.



Link to call documentation

Find out more here.

Download the Call Specification.

Call-specific strategic documents

ESF Operational Programme 2014-2020

Economic Growth and Recovery Strategy

D2N2 ESIF Strategy & Core Delivery Principles

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