MCMT Skills for Growth (available in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin)
This project is delivered by the Marches Centre for Manufacturing and Technology (MCMT).
The project is funded under ESF investment priority 2.2 to improve the labour market relevance of education and training systems. MCMT have developed a project that will assist SME’s to grow and develop through assessing key skills development that are essential to the business. There are 2 themes to this project one being Building Business Skills for Growth and then other Building Skills for Future Employment.
Key activities include:
· Engaging with SME’s through a series of informative events and conferences
· Increase skills in the workforce, to allow cross-skilling and to remove bottlenecks in existing workforces, and therefore increase productivity. To also include Business support activities training courses (including short courses, management and technical skills, induction, placement and progression, work experience, internships, application engineering, start-up support, placement and progression)
· Working with the Shropshire and Telford business to identify the skills needed for the future and the barriers to skills development
· MCMT will support individuals into the workplace through the induction scheme, through encouraging young people (15+) into engineering, apprenticeships, and through the increase in skills to support enterprise sustainability. This will be done through a series of STEM engagement through schools and colleges
For more information contact Amy Farley at firstname.lastname@example.org
Life Ready, Work Ready (available in Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire)
This project is delivered by Telford & Wrekin Council.
The project is funded under ESF investment priority 2.2 to improve the labour market relevance of education and training systems.
Key activities include:
Brokering opportunities to encourage and increase work experience, work placements, traineeships, apprenticeships and graduate placements particularly through wider employer engagement involving supply chains
Keeping local employers informed about local education and training provision
Activities to engage young people and develop their employability and vocational skills
Enhancing school-business engagement to ensure routes to local employment opportunities are promoted
For more information contact Mark Purcell on 01952 388830