Academy of Music and Sound
The Academy of Music and Sound are working with music instrument retailers and distributers to establish the first-ever apprenticeships for music instrument retail.
||Agilisys working with other sector employers such as Google as well as partners from the skills industry including Sector Skills Councils, awarding bodies and colleges, local authorities and organisations in the third sector including the Charity Technology Trust, are leading the transformation of how skills are developed and deployed in the rapidly growing digital marketing industry. |
|A J Woods
A group of local SMEs realised that unless they address recruitment and training issues quickly, local firms will lose out on a once-in-a-generation opportunity to generate new private sector growth and employment.
||AkzoNobel are developing a new range of learning products and qualifications tailored towards business need, ease of delivery, value for money and the benefit to the wider local economy.|
|Arla Foods - The House of Eden
UK dairy employers want the industry to be the most competitive in Europe. In order to achieve this, employers have identified the common vision ‘An industry where learning drives sustainable success’.
|Berforts Information Press
||SMEs in the print industry sector are collaborating to introduce a new management development programme.|
||Industry collaboration to help share best practice, increase relevant skills development and utilise their collective purchasing power to drive the relevance, availability and quality of training provision. It will also develop the workforce in the key skills needed for growth.|
|Doosan Power Systems
||Doosan Power Systems will lead the development of new, industry-owned training solutions for engineering construction employers. |
|Fabricom GDF Suez
Yorkshire and Humber energy, process and renewable employers have an ambitious plan to offer a new form of authentic, site-based training.
Working with other local employers in shared skills areas, and academic and sector partners GE Aviation aims to encourage the next generartion of the local community into employment in the avionics industry.
||Goodwin are creating a new purpose built training school that will be the centre of excellence for 125 engineering Apprentices over the next 5 years.|
|Manchester Airport Group
||Manchester Airport Group (MAG) has developed a community strategy to increase employability, address youth unemployment in a deprived area and extend career progression opportunities in the business.|
|Midlands Co-operative Society
||A consortium led by Midlands Co-operative Society and supported by the National Skills Academy for Retail and Skillsmart Retail Ltd are developing a programme of industry recognised, bespoke and accredited learning and development solutions to support the growth of their individual businesses, alongside supporting the wider professionalisation of the sector.|
Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd, in collaboration with large regional suppliers, Gateshead College and the University of Sunderland, has developed a major skills programme across 14 areas of training to enable the company to implement its ambitious growth plans.
||PwC will foster collaboration amongst professional services employers to address the ‘talent crunch’ constraining SME potential to drive growth. The project will give streamlined access to funding direct to employers who will work with the best of Further and Higher Education in training delivery.|
|Sembcorp Utilities (UK) Ltd
||Sembcorp in collaboration with leading employers and stakeholders have developed a strategic and tactical approach to deliver skilled people to sustain and grow the sector. |
||Siemens is working collaboratively with organisations including SBMW and SEMTA to roll-out a wide-ranging skills programme. The programme includes pre-employment training and enhancing their Apprenticeship training, with the aim of developing the skills of their supply chain.|
||A collaboration of (at least) 12 SME employers, led by Spiral Construction, are working to identify and commission bespoke training for SME manufacturers in Cornwall. |
|The Glass Academy
||British Glass has launched its own industry-led learning and skills development programme, ‘The Glass Academy’, designed to ensure the industry has the skills to be a world leader by 2020.|
This project will expand and develop the ground breaking ex offender training already in place at Timpson.
Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants is, together with other major employers in the hospitality sector, working to create a wide-ranging skills initiative to impact on the skills and knowledge of prospective employees, existing workers who want to progress, and the country’s high potential population.
||W.T. Johnson & Sons is leading a skills project involving 40 organisations from across the sector to create a new pre-Apprenticeship programme, to assess and match young people with companies for an initial trial period before taking up employment and their Apprenticeship.|