Skills for Young People in Dorset

Best Training are delighted to be working as a sub-contractor for CSW on the Skills for Young People contract in Dorset, funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

The project supports 15-24-year olds not in work; education or training who are being urged to take advantage of the offer to develop skills and progress onto a range of positive outcomes that include employment, education, apprenticeships and traineeships.

The funding is available until July 2021, supporting 572 young people.

There will be a key focus on the Local Enterprise Partnerships priority sectors, however this is not an exclusive list and flexibility is at the heart of the project.

• Tourism & Leisure
• Construction
• Care-tech (Care and Med-tech)
• Creative & Digital Industries
• Energy
• Financial Services & Insurance
• Nuclear
• Rural productivity (including Agri-tech)
• Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing (including Aerospace and Marine)

There will be focus on STEM, developing work experience and pre-employment opportunities.

The project is delivered through a skilled subcontractor network supporting young people from priority groups to move closer to employment or further learning in line with LEP priorities.

15-24 year olds who are NEET or at risk of being NEET can access this service locally and select from a wide range of training to build confidence, resilience and learn how to overcome personal barriers.

Best Training will be running bespoke programmes across Dorset over the coming months.
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This project is financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund.