This project is about enhancing equal access to lifelong learning, including practical routes to help enable individuals to progress onto further qualifications.
The project is open to all people working in eligible SMEs, however we aim to support employees who may face additional barriers to high-level skills, including:
Employees aged 50+
Employees with disabilities
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff
Those who have previously missed out on traditional educational opportunities
Advancements in technology has meant digital, both working practices, marketing and analytical problem-solving, has become increasingly important.
We have experience of delivering basic and intermediate courses in Word, Excel and PowerPoint amongst other things – speak to us about your specific requirements and we will work together to meet your need.
In addition to our bespoke offering, we also have the following workshops and courses available through the year:
Principles of Internet Safety (via e-learning)
Using Spreadsheets to manage data
Work smarter with Word
Making effective PowerPoint presentations
Organising and Analysing Data (Excel Level 2)
Formulas, Analysis and Publishing Data (Excel Level 3)
Certificate in Coding (Level 3)
Internet Marketing for Business (Level 3)
SMEs based that are based in the D2N2 area (Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire) are eligible for support.
– Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are defined as:
– Less than 250 employees
– Annual turnover under EUR 50 million or; Annual balance sheet less than EUR 43 million
This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).