Training and Skills

Training Schemes

  • Train to Gain
    Train to Gain is designed to meet the demands of employers from all sectors to improve the skills of their employees as a route to improving their business performance. The service offers impartial advice, matches training needs with training providers and ensures that training and support is delivered to meet those needs. It is a free service, provided through a network of specialist skills brokers, who will assess your training needs as well as offering independent advice on a wide range of training and business development needs.
  • Training for those Job Hunting (DirectGov)
  • Adult Learning Projects in Leicestershire
    Includes details of Learn2Earn, Skills for Jobs and other training projects in Leicestershire. Directory of adult training courses in Leicestershire (2010)
  • New Deal
    New Deal is a programme run by Jobcentre Plus to help unemployed people, particularly those who have been unemployed for a long time, people with disabilities and anyone in need of extra help to find work. Information from Business Link about New Deal. In the East Midlands, this arrangement has now been replaced by Flexible New Deal
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Training for businesses

  • Skillspoint is a Leicestershire-based training organisation that works with employers to develop tailored training solutions
  • Acas provides a variety of training courses and business solutions to suit a wide range of organisational and people management needs. Each of our training sessions is delivered by Acas trainers whose experience and expertise of the workplace is geared towards providing down-to-earth advice and practical solutions.

Skills Needs

Training Agencies, Providers and Courses

Training Courses and Venues