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Skills Support for the Workforce

SSW in Gloucester

Skillls Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses

in Gloucestershire. We provide recognised accredited quali cations and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills relating to  Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy. 

We can work with you to develop a bespoke training programme relevant to your needs, and because this programme is co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), you can support your workforce at no extra cost to your business.

Bene ts for your employees and business

  • Training is tailored to the speci c needs of your business

  • Can be more cost-effective than hiring skilled employees

  • Increases employee con dence, motivation and productivity

  • Improves employee loyalty and retention by making them feel valued

  • Fully- exible training; pick full quali cations or mix and match individual units to suit your business

  • On-the-job vocational training to meet individual needs; including taught learning, workplace assessment, distance learning and online learning.

  • Fully funded training – no cost to your business or employees