Workplace Learning


Businesses have the opportunity to access fully funded training, thanks to the £43 million Workplace Learning programme.
Workplace Learning

Calderdale College as Accountable Body on behalf of West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges have been successful in their bid to deliver the European Social Fund (ESF) Workplace Learning contract. The training provided through this innovative project is available right throughout the North of England and the Midlands, making the Consortium the largest provider of European Social Funded training, managing over 50% of provision within the UK.

The programme is an exciting and innovative way to raise the levels of achievement in the workplace enabling individuals to improve their employment prospects and undertake further education. The programme, which is co-financed by the Skills Funding Agency, supports employed individuals aged 19+ with low skills and more specifically those who are most vulnerable to future unemployment and those who have barriers to achieving sustained employment.

What does programme delivery include?

  • robust initial assessment induction including IAG
  • delivery of accredited qualifications at Level 1, 2 & 3
  • Skills for Life
  • Personal Advancement Advisors and In-Work Ambassadors to support progression and beyond

Who is able to access funded training?

  • Employed individuals aged 19+
  • Employees with low skills
  • 19-24 year olds within SMEs
  • Focus on those most vulnerable to future unemployment

How to access training

For further information contact the Funding Resource Network on 01422 399 339

Additionally, Calderdale College are a provider of Workplace Learning. Find out more about provision here

Additional Information
Case Study

English & Maths for the Employed Success Story

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