We are committed to ensuring that every resident has the opportunity to reach their potential by providing people with the skills to obtain good jobs and careers. To do this we are focused on improving skill levels, developing better connections between residents and training offers, while also increasing employment opportunities.
At the same time, we are working with local and national businesses to ensure that business growth is accelerated through access to a skilled workforce.
Announcement of funding - ESF - Find Your Future
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Councillor George Duggins
Leader of Coventry City Council
Interim Director for Employment, Skills, Health and Communities
What we're doing
Productivity and Skills programmes
Adult Education Budget
We manage the region's Adult Education Budget.
Apprenticeship Levy Fund
We can help with apprentice training costs.
Ensuring the region’s automotive businesses remain competitive.
We fund training for construction training schemes in the region.
Our region has the fastest growing digital sector outside of London.
We host in-person careers fairs and virtual skills events to help residents.
Free Construction Retrofit Courses
We work with training providers to offer FREE construction courses.
Funding for Level 3 qualifications
We support adults to gain Level 3 skills, sought after by employers.
Sector-based Work Academy Programmes
Opportunities for local unemployed people to learn new skills.
Discover training and career opportunities in hospitality.
Advice for young people on careers, apprenticeships, training, and more.
Health and Social Care
Addressing the skills gap in health & social care across our region.
Engineering and Manufacturing
Addressing the skills gap in Engineering and Manufacturing
Find out more about our Skills Bootcamps
Procurement for skills programmes
Learn about procurement for Skills
ESF - Find your future
Support available to find employment
Support for recruitment and training your workforce
Skills for Life: Multiply Programme
Government-funded programme to help you improve your numeracy skills.
Latest from Productivity & Skills Commission
21 August 2023
Largest food contractor in UK and Europe will fund apprenticeships to plug hospitality gaps in the West Midlands
14 August 2023
A-level results, which often determine what university students can go to, or what job they can get, will be revealed on Thursday (August 17).
20 April 2023
The region is one of seven initial skills clusters which will be backed with £1 million from the BFI National Lottery Skills Fund.