24th July 2020
The proposal will deliver a targeted 3-month pilot to inform and shape digital training opportunities for those aged 19+ in the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire area.
It will also inform wider preparation for the National Skills Fund from 2021 onwards.
The D2N2 Digital Skills Employer Engagement event, being held online from 14:30 on 30 July will be led by the LEP Skills team and will be of interest to employers who have challenges in sourcing digital skills for their business/work.
Skills gaps in a wide range of digital roles including, programmers, web developers, system technicians, cybersecurity and analytics professionals or design roles can all be considered as part of the pilot.
The session will focus on:
Questions to consider will be shared with those attending in advance to allow for discussions including ideas around employer involvement, ideas around delivery, and how to best reach individuals with protected characteristics.
Rachel Quinn, D2N2, Head of People and Skills said: “To help develop a strong bid for D2N2, it is vital that we have strong employer voice on the digital skill gaps.”
“The event will be for digital businesses/employers of higher-level digital skills to discuss the development of skills pathways and to obtain a commitment from employers for the digital skills initiative.”
“As part of the programme they will be expected to offer interviews, experience and employment opportunities to those participating in the programme, therefore, making sure the skills programme meets their needs is absolutely vital.”
To book a place on the event, please visit the Events Page.
Your business is unique but the challenges you’ll face in business aren’t, we can help get you through them.
Our free and impartial support is delivered by experienced and expert business advisers, giving you the right advice at the right time for your business.
Contact us today to access a wealth of support, events, business growth programmes and expert advice.