GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL INCENTIVES TO BUSINESSES PROVIDING APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAINEESHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGLAND
GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

They have pledged support to businesses by providing financial incentives to employers offering meaningful work opportunities, traineeships and apprenticeships.

CORONAVIRUS STATEMENT FROM SKILL UP

While Skill Up are carefully following Government advice on the evolving Coronavirus outbreak, it is business as usual.

We are following Government guidelines in the interest of safety and wellbeing of the businesses and the Community we work with and our staff.

WEST SOMERSET BUSINESS GROUP

It is with great pleasure that Skill Up West Somerset has been able to bring the West Somerset Business Group under its wing to enable this group to continue and grow.

The aim of the West Somerset Business Group has always been to provide easy access to information, support, and free training, facilitate networking between businesses, creating links and contacts so we can work together better and this is something that we want to continue to build on.

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Welcome to Skill Up West Somerset

Our Services

Apprenticeship
Information for Business

What is an apprenticeship?
Steps to hiring an apprenticeship, Benefits apprenticeships can bring your business,
Costs of employing an Apprentice.

What is a traineeship?
Steps to supporting a trainee,
Benefits of supporting a trainee,
Cost of supporting a trainee

Skills training information,
Why Skill Up my business,


Can I be an apprentice?
Information about apprenticeships,
Higher and Degree apprenticeships,
Parent’s guide, University vs  apprenticeship,
Apprenticeship and education levels equivalents, Myth busting

Can I be a Trainee?
Trainee information
Trainee Vacancies
Trainee Information Sessions
Parent’s Guide
Trainee Links and Resources

Improve your skills information Benefits of improving your skills




Overview

Skill Up West Somerset is an Apprenticeship and Skills Advisory Service to support the businesses and people of West Somerset with their Apprenticeship and Skills journey, offering free, impartial advice and guidance.

The West Somerset Social Mobility Plan 2017-2020, developed in support of the Department for Education-funded West Somerset Opportunity Area Programme, identifies that the provision of specialist independent and impartial Apprenticeships and Skills information and support locally could help more individuals and businesses in the area to realise their potential.

 

our team

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MARIE HOWARD
SKILL UP FOR Business

APPRENTICESHIP AND SKILLS ADVISER

Skill Up Apprenticeships and Skills Adviser. Marie provides information and support for your business to navigate the Apprenticeship and skills journey. You may be at the start of your journey looking for direction, or on your journey looking ensure the most efficient route. It could be just one burning question to clarify your understanding or thinking. If so get in touch. Find out more about Marie Howard

JANE PARKER
SKILL UP FOR YOU

INFORMATION ADVICE & GUIDANCE ADVISER

Jane Parker our Skill Up Information Adviser and Employment Coach for the community can provide information and support to any individual in the area. You could be looking for information and support to enter employment, you may be looking to improve your skills to enhance your opportunities or just looking to Skill Up. Get in touch with Jane. Find out more about Jane Parker
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Vacancies in West Somerset

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WEST SOMERSET
BUSINESS GROUP

It is with great pleasure that Skill Up West Somerset has been able to bring the West Somerset Business Group under its wing to enable this group to continue and grow. The aim of the West Somerset Business Group has always been to provide easy access to information, support, and free training, facilitate networking between businesses, creating links and contacts so we can work together better and this is something that we want to continue to build on. If you would like to receive the West Somerset Business Group newsletter please subscribe  and also like our Facebook Page to keep up to date with future networking and information relevant to the businesses of West Somerset.