Funded training available for your workforce

Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub – Skills Programmes Summary


 There is a significant amount of funding available in Lancashire through the European Social Fund to support businesses and residents. These projects aim to support people into sustainable employment and to give them the opportunity to progress onto further training. This will improve their confidence and progress at work and increases the efficiency and productivity of the Lancashire workforce.

Below are two of the projects available in Lancashire:-

Skills Support for the Workforce and Skills Support for Redundancy

 This project aims to offers businesses an opportunity to upskill their employees with nationally recognised qualifications which in turn benefits businesses, contributing to a better skilled workforce and supporting economic wellbeing and growth.

Business Benefits:

  • Upskill your staff
  • Increase productivity and save money
  • Fully funded training (subject to eligibility)
  • Improved customer service
  • Improved succession planning
  • Improved staff retention
  • Accredited training
  • Flexible delivery to minimise business impact

For further information visit – or contact Mohmed Patel on 07545 441264


Access to Employment

 If you are a business looking to recruit staff or if you are unemployed and you need some help gaining a job, then this project will support you. Being offered by a number of colleges and training providers across Lancashire.

Business benefits:-

  • Offers employers innovative engagement activities
  • Saves on recruitment costs
  • Offers bespoke pre-employment training linked to business needs
  • Fully funded programme
  • Supports employers looking for an Apprentice
  • Supports Apprentices in the first 3 months of their apprenticeship


For further information visit:-

If you would like to know more about all of the projects in Lancashire then contact:-

Sara Gaskell

Strategic Partnership Manager – Adults


Tel: 07766207031


Tracy Heyes

Strategic Partnership Manager – Employers


Tel: 07585998873