Coronavirus: Our database of information and links is designed to help employers during the crisis. Our COVID-19 page has the latest updates.
To find out more about this project or just tell us about something you think we did well, please give us your feedback.
Before you put a lot of work into applying for funding, please take a look through our guide on preparing your application.
Training and development
Sectors and roles, Small employer support, Leadership and management
Matthews & Leigh Civil Engineering
Gallagher Training Ltd; KW Associates; Optimum Training Solutions Ltd; Higher Safety Training Services Ltd; North West Services Ltd; Preston’s College
Infrastructure, Housing, Commercial, Specialist
The project will increase the uptake of training by providing incentives to help workers engage in training, promote the sector to new entrants and devise and implement a traineeship to ensure a sustainable talent pipeline.
01 Jul 2016
30 Jun 2017
The project finished in September 2017. A comprehensive programme of training and upskilling that used a training needs analysis so that 135 workers received 229 training sessions. Although less people were trained than anticipated, 18% more training took place than originally planned.