EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EMPLOYABILITY
Our aim for South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority is to be a region that provides inclusive growth and progression opportunities for everyone, enabling individuals and employers to reach their potential, achieve their goals, drive productivity and contribute to our economic success.
We will deliver a change in our labour market that builds on the progress of recent years to deliver jobs and skills in across the whole of South Yorkshire. This includes helping those who find the jobs market difficult to access, increasing levels of technical and vocational training and ensuring that we have the types of businesses demanding the higher-level skills that will drive improvements in overall prosperity and opportunity to provide a workforce that is skilled to tackle the demands of the future.
We are responsible for delivering a number of schemes, projects and programmes across our region that are available for individuals and businesses.
Here are some of our key schemes, programmes and projects.
Skills Bootcamps are fully-funded programmes of up to 12 for those aged 19+ across South Yorkshire in Construction (Green Skills), Digital IT and Leadership and Management in Health and Care.
The Adult Education Budget delivers a range of part and fully-funded programmes for those aged 19+ across South Yorkshire.
Multiply provides numeracy skills and numbers confidence for those aged 19+ who do not currently hold a GCSE grade C in Maths.
Working Win supports people who have a health condition to find and stay in employment through supportive programmes.
Skills Bank provides employers with access to high-quality training and a financial contribution towards the cost of upskilling its workforce.
The Careers Hub, part of the Careers and Enterprise Company, delivers Careers Information, Education, Advice and Guidance.
We support Apprentices and their employers across our region and offer advice to businesses considering taking on an Apprentice through the South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Hub.
The Skills Advisory Network is an employer-led local partnership of stakeholders who work to consolidate and improve knowledge on skills and labour market needs in our region.
Find out more about skills requirements, industry demand and the local skills demographic with up-to-date information that covers our economy and current and future careers across South Yorkshire.
Opportunities for Bus and Coach Driver Training are now available in South Yorkshire, through a specialist training provider, to assist driver shortage in our region.