Skills Support for the WorkforceFully funded Adult Education, Courses & Training in Nottingham.
Skills support for the workforce
You can access fully funded training, so in short no cost to you as the employer. Our aim is to work with you as your Learning and Development partner.
Therefore, we will work to design programme that meet your needs exactly, this is fully funded and we deliver this programme on behalf of Serco.
Current SSW courses
We currently offer courses on:
- Mental Health Awareness
- Customer Service
- Team Leading
Other courses are available and can also be built to fit a particular need of a business.
If you require further assistance and would like to find out more please contact us 01159 200 300.
Bespoke Pre-Employment Training Programme
If you have a number of vacancies and would like to get more information about candidates than a conventional interview can provide, then one of or Sector Based Work Academies may be the ideal route for you.
These programmes, which support the Government’s drive to support more jobseekers into work, allow you to meet with a group of potential employees and tell them what its like to work for you – warts and all (if necessary). It also gives us the chance to work with you to identify the core skills you need people to have. We then develop our course to ensure candidates get the opportunity to demonstrate these skills and learn how to describe them to you at interview.
These programmes give you an additional route to fill your vacancies and ensure that you get access to those candidates who may not initially feel confident to apply to you directly. They also increase the level of sustainability, as candidates know more about you before they come to interview – a useful way of reducing recruitment costs still further.
All Sector Based Work Academies are created to meet your business’ specific needs and requirements and will last between 2 and 4 weeks.
Every course consists of 3 key components:
- Pre-employment training – relevant to the needs of the business and sector.
- Guaranteed job interview – anyone who completes the course is guaranteed an interview (not a job)
- Work experience – this can be a site tour and introduction or it could be on the job training which is unpaid as the candidates are in receipt of benefits.**
** In certain industries we understand that work experience is not possible so this element can be removed.