Skills Support for the Workforce aims to support employers across Lancashire with innovative funded workforce development solutions. This project offers bespoke support and training linked to business needs to help upskill your staff thereby making retention, motivation and productivity better. You have a choice of training options to choose from, so all you need to do to find out more is get in touch and the team will do the rest.

What support is available?

The project aims to provide skills support across all sectors with accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to businesses in Lancashire.  The training is offered in partnership with a number of specialist training providers and includes technical qualifications and units, higher level skills such as leadership and management and responsive, short, bespoke training and workshops on skills such as social media and digital marketing amongst many others.  We can support your employees to progress within their role, into apprenticeships or further training.

Our training is flexible – it can be delivered direct to staff on your premises, at a local venue or wherever there’s access to the internet.

What are the benefits for businesses?

  • The programme is fully funded at no cost to your organisation
  • Full training needs analysis carried out with you by a local expert
  • Relevant training for your business including accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses
  • Higher level skills such and leadership and management
  • Flexible methods of training suited to your business needs
  • Improved staff retention
  • Improved productivity
  • Increased staff motivation

How do I find out more and apply?


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Our approach is tailored to meet the unique needs of businesses and their people – one of our local experts will visit you to carry out a free consultation, after which they will develop a bespoke training plan designed to tackle skills gaps in your workforce

Additional Information:

Skills Support for the Workforce is for Lancashire businesses and is a significant European Social Funded project that is being delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions who is the new owner of the resources, content and capability of the learndirect Group

Working with and supported by:

  • ERDF - logo
  • Enterprise Nation - Partner