Taste Local ESF programme launched in D2N2

DBC have been allocated £2m of European funding to deliver the ‘Taste Local’ programme.  The funding is being invested in skills to help support unemployed people into food & drink sector jobs in the Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire regions.

DBC is working with Orbital Recruitment and the Food & Drink Forum with aid from European Social Investment Funding to boost employment in this sector - supporting over 1500 local people into new jobs.

Taste Local will fund training for D2N2 residents to help improve their employability and support business’ recovery at this challenging time through a tailored offer and no cost recruitment solutions.

Courses include (but are not limited to):

  • Basic Food Hygiene
  • Food Safety
  • Standards & Certification
  • Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Bespoke modules such as Butchery / Bakery
  • Access to additional funding such as Kickstarter & Apprentice incentives

​For more information on Taste Local, visit the DBC website.


Article uploaded 27/11/20

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