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New Website Launched To Train Dorset Workers

Business_News

9:09am 12th February 2014

A new website's been launched aimed at developing the skills of employees in Dorset.

www.skillssupportfortheworkforce.co.uk has been put together by the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership and Serco Vocational Training.

They're working together to allocate nearly £900,000 of European funding to help employees in Dorset acquire vital skills to help business growth in the county.

The money will provide workplace learning courses at no cost to small and medium sized businesses in the following sectors:

-    Tourism
-    Engineering
-    Food and Drink
-    Health and Social Care
-    Environmental
-    Creative Industries
-    Finance and Banking


Geoffrey Smith - Dorset LEP Board Member and Chair of the ESB said:

"Part of our skills support for the workforce campaign is the ensure people in the county have the right skills to meet the needs of the growing businesses across the area."

"Our partnership with Serco represents a tremendous opportunity to help meet the current and future workforce requirement across Dorset.  This important imitative will help businesses to grow by having the right skills in place to fulfil their needs."

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