Sector Routeways: Construction; referrals and case study

Opportunity Sheffield’s Sector Routeways: Construction training programme is up and running, giving unemployed people the opportunity to train or retrain in the building trades and access entry-level jobs within the sector. The programme continues the work and training model previously used by ‘The Building Block’ to deliver two-week training courses featuring CSCS and Health &…

Advance Digital to help Sheffield employers embrace new tech

Written by Rob Walker, Opportunity Sheffield Ever wondered how you can improve your businesses productivity and sustainability through using new technologies?? Opportunity Sheffield’s Advance Digital is a specialised project that helps you and your employees make the most of digital and all that new stuff! We will work with you to identify what business needs…

Advance SCR: Workforce development, Covid-19 recovery and growth

Confused by all the skills and employment projects launched through Government? Wanting to know what skills funding support you or your employees are entitled to? Needing new skills but unsure whether it can be funded? Advance SCR is an ESF funded scheme which operates across South Yorkshire. In Sheffield, Advance SCR is a business focussed…

Engineering and Manufacturing Sector Routeway – places available for w/c 5 July start

Opportunity Sheffield has a few places available on the Engineering and Manufacturing Sector Routeway – starting on Monday, in-person with covid secure measures in place.  Contact Rachel.Blake@sheffield.gov.uk to refer. Participants will get: 2-week sector specific bootcamp run by industry specialists 2-week work placement on-going support to access work in the sector access to live vacancies…

Guide to ESF Sector Routeways Programme and sign-up process

Opportunity Sheffield’s new ESF Sector Routeways Programme goes live this summer, giving unemployed people the opportunity to train – or retrain – in a sector identified as having significant demand for employees in the local economy. The programme involves a series of sector-specific ‘bootcamps’ followed but work experience with a local employer and the opportunity…