Dudley Skills Projects
The Construction Gateway scheme aims to find local, high quality jobs for people wanting to enter the construction sector. With the West Midlands experiencing exceptional economic growth, the construction industry is benefiting from...
Progression Coaches are specialist Jobcentre Plus coaches who focus on supporting young people aged 18-24 into work. Support is tailored to the needs of young people and continues even after they have found work.
With an estimated 1.5 million UK jobs at risk from automation in the coming decade, we have set up a £5m Digital Retraining scheme to ensure our region has the right skillset to ‘beat the bots’.
In August 2019, the WMCA took over responsibility for the Adult Education Budget (AEB) and how it is delivered. For the year 2020/21 this budget entails £128m.
Tickets to success for the newly employed.
The Mayor’s Mentors scheme is partnering with mentoring organisations to provide opportunities for young people to be mentored by professionals, raising aspiration and providing role models.
Youth Unemployment remains a challenge for the region, with not enough young people being connected to new job opportunities. The Mayor’s Apprenticeship Promise is a commitment to all young people aged 16-24 across the region that they will...