Services for the Education & Skills Sector

Our ambition is to help others fulfil theirs

 

“We have a wealth of expertise to help the public sector, LEPs and education providers drive economic growth by providing high quality and valued services, which make a real difference to residents and businesses.” Julian Cobley, Managing Director, The Skills & Growth Company

Our knowledge of the skills sector and the political environment, is second to none. We will help to ensure the right talent and skills are available for the current and future workforce, addressing skills gaps and responding to future challenges and ensure employer views are heard and acted upon.

Our ability to understand macro scale skills policy and translate it into solutions to address local skills issues enables us to implement strategic solutions to deliver growth and widen employment for all.

From apprenticeships and school enterprise schemes to sector skills boards and supporting future sector skills challenges, we can help you achieve the optimum service mix for your residents and businesses. Specific areas of expertise include careers advice strategy, maximising the Apprenticeship Levy, sector skills development and talent planning.

Learn more about our expertise and services below:

Labour Market Information

We are in constant dialogue with businesses and have the most up to date information about the challenges they are facing when trying to grow their business.  This may be recruitment challenges, finding the people with right skills, attracting young people to their sector, availability of local provision, maximising the apprenticeship levy or addressing an ageing workforce and replacement demand.

Bid Writing

We can help you to succeed in writing professional, high quality and eligible bids that unlock grant funding. Whether you’re looking to make a capital investment or deliver a revenue project we can help you identify and develop grant funding proposals to enhance your future growth potential.

Employer Engagement

We work with employers, schools, colleges and training providers to ensure education and training provision meets employer needs. This is particularly critical to support our high growth sectors and maintain a skills pipeline for the future growth of the economy. From apprenticeships and school enterprise schemes to sector skills boards and supporting future sector skills challenges, we can help you achieve the optimum service mix.

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