9 targeted employment support projects commissioned on SCC’s ESF Pathways Ambition project

Nine new targeted employment support projects commissioned on SCC’s ESF Pathways Ambition project Opportunity Sheffield, the Employment & Skills service in Sheffield City Council, has commissioned a series of targeted employment support projects to be delivered through its Ambition Programme, which supports unemployed and economically inactive people towards and into the labour market. Bidders were…

Clarion Futures online CSCS course (Fri 24 Sept)

Clarion Futures is hosting its next online CSCS course on Friday 24 September which aims to support customers to achieve Level 1 Health & Safety in the Construction Environment and gain a free CSCS “GREEN Operative Card”. About the course This course is delivered once a month and includes mandatory induction on the Thursday followed…

Sign up to feature your business on the Start in South Yorkshire platform

Sheffield City Council is working in partnership with the other South Yorkshire Local Authorities in creating a regional ‘Start Platform’ – initially intended as a “one stop shop” for young people in the region to better understand the employment and skills landscape of Sheffield and surrounding areas. Opportunity Sheffield is seeking support from local employers…

Sheffield City Council’s Advance programme – employer support as furlough ends

Opportunity Sheffield, the employment and skills service in Sheffield City Council, is operating a new programme called Advance which is here to support employers and their workforce in the wake of Covid-19. Advance can offer support on all aspects of workforce skills, development and recruitment, including information, advice and guidance for employers as the furlough…

7-week rail training course with Intertrain this autumn

Intertrain is currently recruiting for individuals aged 19+ to join its seven-week rail training course. This programme is aimed help people launch a career in the rail sector. Please see the flyer below for more information on the qualification and eligibility criteria. Apply for the course Tel: 01302815530 Email: funding@intertrain.biz Alternatively, complete an enquiry form…

Skills Support for the Workforce employer training available (The Growth Company)

Skills Support for the Workforce provides fully government funded training opportunities to support local employers in helping to navigate skills gaps in their workforce. Nationally recognised qualifications are delivered, certified by Highfield Awarding Body. Training is accessible for businesses within the Sheffield City Region, Chesterfield, Bolsover, Bassetlaw, Derbyshire Dales and North East Derbyshire. Employers have…

L&WI Better Work Summit online event (22 Sept)

On Wednesday 22 September 10:00-11:30, Learning & Work Institute is hosting its inaugural Better Work Summit as part of the Better Work Network, run in partnership with Trust for London. The summit aims to bring together key stakeholders to explore how to support access to better work and progression from low pay after the pandemic….

Sheffield City Region virtual provider network event (6 Oct)

Sheffield City Region’s next cross-regional provider event will take place virtually on Wednesday 6 October 10am-12:15pm. Key speakers ESFA Mayoral Combined Authority The Local Skills Advisory Panel AELP Ofsted Leads for the South Yorkshire LSIP trailblazer and Strategic Development Fund The key speakers will aim to reflect on what the post-pandemic qualification and skills landscape…

DWP Employment Market Newsletter -September

Please see the file below to view the Department for Work & Pensions’ Employment Newsletter for September. Contents A word from Mark Leigh Prompt Payment Code Restart Scheme update Restart Scheme procurement lessons learned Flexible Support Fund Dynamic Purchasing System 2 Supply Chain mapping Survey action plan Future market strategy Letter to providers on Kickstart…