Investing in your employees’ skills is key to improving the productivity of your business. This is why we are working with a wide range of businesses to improve their staff’s skills, tailored to their sector specific needs.


To support our ambition of growing the area’s economy, we are focusing our skills investment in priority areas, including the bio-economy, agri-tech, engineering, construction, health and social care, visitor economy and voluntary, social and community enterprise sectors.

Our aim is to support the local workforce to continuously develop new skills, helping grow our area’s businesses and also creating fulfilling careers for those who work here.


Workforce Skills


Skills support for the workforce


Higher Level Skills

Workforce Strategy