The Department for Education has announced that colleges and independent training providers across Devon & Somerset are set to share in over £200 million of funding through the Local Skills Improvement Fund and Skills Injection Fund, which will support the region to offer more high-quality training opportunities to meet local skills needs. Investment is being […]
After months of working with hundreds of the region’s businesses about the future of work and the skills needed, our Devon & Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) team is delighted to publish our full report. Click here to see the full plan, along with detailed feedback and case studies by businesses involved. Jointly led […]
Businesses in Devon and Cornwall can gain access to a range of crucial skills following the launch of over 50 new skills bootcamps in the region.
BIT Training is offering 24 delegates in our region a route into the UK’s thriving tech sector which employs more than 1.5 million people and brings £149 billion to the economy.
The Devon & Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan team spoke to Robbie Devlin and Katie Parrington from Somerset-based Singer Instruments about the implications of LSIP.
Torbay and South Devon is well-known for its tourism and hospitality industry, but did you know that this beautiful area of the South West also contains a thriving tech sector which provides a number of incredible career opportunities? The new Devon & Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) has been introduced to give employers the […]
Employers across Somerset are being invited to be part of a new plan for skills and the workforce of the future at a launch event for the county’s Local Skills Improvement Plan. The event, on Wednesday 11 January 2023, will introduce businesses and organisations to the Devon and Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP). Employers […]
Employers in Devon and Somerset are being invited to a series of forums this spring where they will get the opportunity to have their say on the future of skills in the region. These events are designed to introduce businesses and organisations to the new Devon & Somerset Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP), a once-in-a-generation […]
Chambers launch mission to put employers at the heart of planning for a workforce skilled for the future
Employers across Devon and Somerset are being invited to take part in the largest ever project of its kind aimed at making sure the skills system produces a workforce that matches their needs. Businesses and organisations across the two counties are going to be asked what they need from the workforce of the future for […]