Skills For Industry is currently working in partnership with a range of colleges in South Wales. Have a read of what they have to say:
NPTC Group of Colleges is pleased to be a partner in the Skills for Industry ESF (SFI) SO1 and SO2 projects.
This south west Wales regional project is a positive example of regional partnership working. The partnerships has enabled the Group to share resources and best practice, collaborate in targeted employer engagement activities and sharing of labour market intelligence. We have also benefited from joint marketing campaigns.
Together, we have strategically worked together to ensure the business community in the region receives quality training using quality facilities, and as a result of EU Structural Funds, significant support to upskill its workforce and so provide a platform for a more prosperous future.
The SFI project sits well within Coleg Ceredigion offering a stream of funding supporting the further education delivery of the popular short courses. The collaboration between the SFI project partnership and the college has attracted a diverse range of learners also offering business an additional funding route to up-skill their workforce enhancing its reputation for supporting the delivery of workforce development.
Gower College Swansea
As a result of European Union funding, the Skills for Industry Project (S01 and S02) has strengthened collaborative working practices across the partnership, providing greater opportunities to support the needs of employers and learners.
Being able to access the skills and strengths of all partners’ results in a wider choice of quality training using first class facilities.
Sharing best practice across the partnership has created a better way of working, to ensure the participants and employers receive the best possible opportunities for training across the South West Wales region.”
Coleg Sir Gar
European funds have been utilised to support the SFI project, offering flexible delivery of innovate sector-based essential skills and work relevant skills for self-employed and businesses in the South West Wales region.
Coleg Sir Gar benefit from the collaboration with the joint sponsorship partners of the project providing a strategic approach to the delivery of workforce development and training.
The project offers the college the flexibility of developing bespoke nationally recognised qualifications for specific industries. EU funds support the provision of delivery costs, attracting future commercial income successfully increasing the number of individuals completing training.
Pembrokeshire College are a proud partner on the EU structural funded ‘Skills for Industry’ project across South West Wales. Partnership working with the other four Colleges in the region has enabled Pembrokeshire College to strengthen our course offering; amend methods of delivery and improve business engagement.
Sharing best practice and having open discussion around providing targeted accredited training to enable business to benefit from the project are key to Pembrokeshire College being able to offer business in Pembrokeshire training to meet their needs.