Skills Support for the Workforce

Fisher Solicitors – Chloe

Chloe worked as a Marketing Officer at Fisher Solicitors and is responsible for all marketing activities. With a previous qualification in Marketing, Chloe’s goal was to grow and become a more rounded employee with an understanding of management and leadership qualities.

How SSW Supported Chloe

To meet her goal, Chloe completed the Team Leading NVQ Level 2 Diploma, which was delivered by Siamo Training, one of the expert training providers chosen to carry out the Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) programme. As SSW is co-financed by the European Social Fund and the Education and Skills Funding Agency, Chloe was able to access the training at no cost to herself or her employer.

As part of her training, Chloe wanted to understand how to manage herself and staff to ensure higher productivity and develop relationships with other departments to positively affect output. An aim of the course was to increase confidence in the style of managing and awareness in how others work.

Since completing the qualification, Chloe has been promoted to Marketing Manager with the course having directly impacted the achievement. It has also enabled Chloe to think about different aspects of the wider business and gain a greater understanding of different leadership styles to adapt accordingly. Chloe has more confidence as she better understands her role and the business, which provides her with a platform to continue progressing.

Chloe has ambitions to progress and complete further Leadership and Management training. She is currently discussing undertaking Level 5 and Level 7 Senior Management apprenticeships with her employer.

5th Jun 2019 Skills Support for the Workforce

Devon and Somerset businesses to benefit from £2.7m skills training fund

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Heart of the South West LEP area; Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay, are urged to take advantage of a £2,700,000 skills training fund to upskill their workforce.

5th Jun 2019 Skills Support for the Workforce

Worcestershire businesses to benefit from £2m skills training fund.

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Worcestershire are urged to take advantage of a £2m skills training fund to upskill their workforce.

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29th Jun 2018 Skills Support for the Workforce

Serco marks UK Employability Day with relaunch of skills training programme

SMEs are urged to take advantage of new £9m skills training pot, to upskill their workforce.

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26th Jun 2018 Skills Support for the Workforce

Small businesses in Gloucestershire urged to take advantage of funded skills training

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Gloucestershire are urged to take advantage of fully funded skills training for their workforce, before the March 2019 deadline.