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Tees Valley Collaborative Skills Development Partnership (Skills for Growth)

  • 22 September - 15 December 2021
  • 10.00AM - 11.30AM
  • Public event: Yes  |  Booking required: No
  • Online - see details below


We need the help of SMEs in our region to help shape and inform future training needs of companies just like yours. Therefore, we invite you to a special symposium, specific to your sector, to give you the chance to share your thoughts about any skills gaps you may have now or anticipate to have in the future which may impact your growth, productivity or competitiveness.

There are various dates, each themed to a sector:

22 September 10.am – 11.30am Construction
6 October Business and Professional
12 October 10am – 11.30am Culture and Leisure
19 October 10am – 11.30am Advanced Manufacturing
20 October 10am – 11.30am Education
27 October 10am – 11.30am Digital and Creative
3 November Energy and Renewables
10 November Chemical and Process
17 November 10am – 11.30am Logistics
24 November 10am – 11.30am Health and Social Care
1 December 10am – 11.30am Tees Valley Symposium
8 December 10am – 11.30am Construction
15 December Advanced Manufacturing


About Skills for Growth

The Tees Valley Collaborative Skills Development Partnership (Skills for Growth) is a joint initiative with Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) and Teesside University, and is part-funded by the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England, to identify skills needs and access employee training to help business growth.

Businesses operating across the Tees Valley area will have access to funded support from a team of experts to help them identify any skills gaps their company has now or may have in the future. The Skills Development Officers will work with businesses to understand their training needs and take them through the training and support available locally, before helping them tap into specialist support to upskill their workforce.

*The project is receiving up to £1,868,162 of funding from the ESF as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England ESF programme. Established by the European Union, the ESF helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.



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