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The Apprenticeship Levy Across Swindon & Wiltshire – Beyond Year One
Looking at the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy in Swindon & Wiltshire.
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New opportunities for architects to grow their own talent
Architects can now offer progression opportunities to their existing workforce or employ new recruits via degree apprenticeships with funding from the...
Skills
Higher Education Strategy
See the latest updates on the SWLEP Higher Education Strategy and access the downloads
CDI Certificate in Careers Leadership
New qualification for teachers in schools and colleges to support young people in career development
£80million fund to help SMEs engage in apprenticeships
A short article about the Chancellor's Spring Statement around funding for small and medium sized businesses to help them engage with apprenticeships.
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Tackling Swindon's skills gap
A recurring theme that Swindon businesses raise is the trouble they have recruiting highly skilled workers
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The Importance of skills in the work place
Leadership and Management Skills amongst the most important for business success.

News

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Government support to boost skills and prosperity
Philip Hammond today announced a package of measures to support business to boost skills, growth and...
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New funds to boost diversity of people working in ...
Over £1 million will be available for initiatives which will help boost the digital skills of underr...
Swindon DigiSheds
Boost Your Digital Advantage - DigiShed Drop-in Se...
The DigiShed Smart Skills Course seeks to engage with all types of learners who are looking to start...
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Swindon and Wiltshire businesses to benefit from £...
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Swindon and Wiltshire are urged to take advantage of a ...
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FSB welcomes visa cap relaxation
Responding to the expected relaxation of the Visa Cap for Tier 2, non UK, non EEA workers
Higher Futures – Skills for Swindon & Wiltshire’s ...
Higher Education Event Success and Free Skills Sup...
Read about the recent SWLEP Higher Education event which saw employers, providers and learners discu...
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Local employers urged to rethink apprenticeships d...
As part of National Apprenticeship Week (5 to 9 March 2018) Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise Par...
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Gain the skills you need to commercialise your bio...
This project intends to help start-ups and SMEs to overcome technological and non-technological barr...
Have your say on university level courses in Swind...
Help us better understand the skills and qualifications required now and in the future.
Training Contract (South West) - Open Opportunity
Science and Technology Facilities Council are seeking organisations to deliver a training programme ...
Dyson Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Trailblaze...
Higher Futures is reaching out to businesses who may be interested in being part of a Trailblazer Gr...

Events

Roadshow Community Events Rethink Apprenticeships - Free Advice for Employers & Individuals
Salisbury £ free Hosted by SupplyTrain
Workshop Community Events Digisheds 'Cyber Maniacs for SME's'
Swindon FREE Hosted by Tin Smart Social & The Institute of Coding
Workshop Community Events Digisheds 'The Digital Mindset'
Swindon , UK FREE Hosted by Higher Futures
Business Networking The Somerset Armed Forces Covenant Careers Fair
RNAS Yeovilton Free

Community Insights

The Apprenticeship Levy Across Swindon & Wiltshire – Beyond Year One
Looking at the impact of the Apprenticeship Levy in Swindon & Wiltshire.
featured
New opportunities for architects to grow their own talent
Architects can now offer progression opportunities to their existing workforce or employ new recruits via degree apprenticeships with funding from the...
Skills
Higher Education Strategy
See the latest updates on the SWLEP Higher Education Strategy and access the downloads
CDI Certificate in Careers Leadership
New qualification for teachers in schools and colleges to support young people in career development
£80million fund to help SMEs engage in apprenticeships
A short article about the Chancellor's Spring Statement around funding for small and medium sized businesses to help them engage with apprenticeships.
Skills
Dyslexia and design - Article from The Design Council
Is Dyslexia a weakness or a strength? Designers discuss how they feel dyslexia enables them to think differently

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