The Skills Funding Agency will deliver Priority 2 activity designed to help employed people, or those at risk of becoming unemployed, to improve their skills levels and improving the labour market relevance of education and training system by aligning skills development with economic needs The activity will be focused on, but not limited to, to the D2N2 LEP area A range of activity will be delivered. Example(s) include: EMPLOY Local, extended Youth Engagement activities and SKILLS Local, Careers Local We will deliver solutions that respond to local employer and sector skills needs to support employed individuals to enhance their skills in order to become more successful in the labour market, advance their career prospects and reduce the risk of in-work welfare dependency. We will help employers to articulate their skills needs and provide them with support to source existing provision and develop bespoke training where necessary to meet niche demand and emerging needs. We will provide mentoring for employers and new employees to help sustain employment.
Employment and Skills Funding Agency