Skills Support for the Workforce are offering free online training to support businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Delivered by Calderdale College working through a network of locally based, professional training providers, the programme has expanded its offer to include a variety of remote and online training courses to help businesses grow and improve during lockdown.
The programme has already experienced success in the Tees Valley, and York, North Yorkshire and East Riding regions, having funded training for almost 800 businesses and up-skilled nearly 2,700 employees.
In addition to training in areas such as Team Leading, Customer Services, Business Administration, Health Care, IT User Skills, Digital Skills and many more, the SSW programme has also added training and development to specifically support the current situation for businesses, including Resilience and Recovery in Business, Digital Productivity, Promotion and Growth, and Remote Working Technologies, Best Practice & Employer Support.
Small to medium-sized businesses in the Tees Valley or York, North Yorkshire and East Riding regions seeking training to support a business growth plan. Support is also available for employed staff who have been furloughed under continuous professional development.