Small to medium sized enterprises located within the D2N2 Region (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire) can use the Skills Access Hub to:
Increase the skills of existing employees
Explore apprenticeships, graduate placements and/or internships
Find out more about what funding options are available for training
Develop connections with training and/or education providers
Influence local training opportunities so they meet the existing and future needs of local businesses
Become more productive and able to compete within the local market
Give employees the skills needed to develop themselves within the business
SMEs can get in touch using: firstname.lastname@example.org and book to speak with a Skills Access Hub Adviser. During the meeting, Advisers will undertake a skills assessment to identify any skill gaps and training needs. The Advisers will then work with you to develop a bespoke Skills Action Plan and connect you to the chosen training or education provider, so you can agree a training and development project tailored to your needs. Our Advisers will be on-hand for the duration of the agreed project, to ensure support is available throughout.
An extension of the D2N2 Growth Hub, the D2N2 Skills Access Hub will operate as the first point-of-call for SMEs with skills provision and training needs; and will be delivered in collaboration with our six local delivery partners:
The Futures Group
Nottingham City Council
Vision West Nottinghamshire College
Direct Help & Advice
University of Nottingham
If you would like to know more about the support available from the D2N2 Growth Hub please compete the form below:
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