The brand new micro-website – The Marches Work and Coaching Device at marcheslep.org.uk/trainingtool – guides guests by way of a collection of straightforward diagnostic questions to inform them what coaching or expertise provision is accessible which is finest suited to them or their enterprise wants.
The web site has been launched throughout the Marches LEP’s Enterprise Restoration Week, which goals to spotlight the work the Partnership is main to assist the enterprise group get better and rebuild from the virus.
James Staniforth, expertise lead for the Marches LEP, stated the brand new web site would play an important half in serving to individuals throughout Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin develop the abilities wanted to flourish within the put up Covid-19 world.
“We all know that the virus is having a huge effect on the area’s employment market and that persons are discovering themselves out of labor or working decreased hours by way of no fault of their very own.
“One of many issues which is turning into clear is that the world of labor has been irreversibly modified by the virus and new expertise might be wanted sooner or later. Our new web site pulls collectively all of the coaching, expertise and academic help on supply in a single place and directs the person to these schemes that are finest suited to them.
“All it’s a must to do is reply a number of easy questions and it’ll give you options as to how one can retrain, upskill or develop new studying to offer your self the very best probability within the post-Covid world and permit you to fulfil your potential.”
Examples of the schemes which type a part of the database for the brand new web site embrace the Authorities Kickstart scheme, the Development Expertise Retention Scheme, Life Prepared, Work Prepared programme, Abilities Assist for Work programme, apprenticeships and redundancy help tasks.
“There’s a super quantity of assistance on supply however we all know that it might typically be tough to see the wooden for the timber and discover the scheme finest suited to you,” James added.
“Our new web site will stroll you thru the choices which meet your wants and assist make discovering the abilities help and coaching you want as easy and simple as potential.”
To go to the web site go to mwtt.marcheslep.org.uk