Skills Support for the Workforce

Fully funded workplace training for SME's

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Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions provides fully funded workplace training to SME’s to meet individual, employer and regional economic needs. The training includes bespoke and vocationally relevant qualifications that are responsive to the needs identified.

How Does It Work?

Tailored to meet the unique needs of your business and your people – local experts will visit you to carry out a free skills consultation. Training packages to tackle the skills gaps in your workforce will be developed. All training delivered in the workplace or at nearby training centres.

The benefits of upskilling your staff

  • Increase productivity and save money
  • Improve staff retention
  • Support and identify your training needs
  • Flexible delivery to minimise business impact
  • Employees communicate, participate and contribute more effectively
  • Builds a personalised learning plan to feed into probation and annual review process
  • Linking in with your LEP’s business initiatives to support your business
  • Accredited training.

How can tailored training and development improve your organisation?

Upskilling your staff not only increases productivity and boosts efficiency; it also motivates and makes people feel valued, which research shows improves staff retention. Investing in tailored training and development will also widen your appeal as an employer as you will be able to offer clear career and progression pathways to potential employees.

Our local experts will complete a full training needs analysis to identify skills gaps in your workforce. They will also signpost opportunities for development which could make all the difference to your business’s ability to thrive in a highly competitive and rapidly changing environment.

The project also supports people affected by redundancy to update their skills or retrain to help secure employment in new sectors.

The project is funded by European Social Fund and the Education and Skills Funding Agency

During the coronavirus crisis training has moved to being fully delivered online and now includes the following new courses:

  • Protect your workforce from Covid-19
  • Mental health first aid and mental health awareness
  • Children and young people’s mental health
  • Improving personal exercise, health and nutrition

For more information visit the website or contact [email protected] and quote The Marches in your subject title.

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