Free work-based learning

Tue 28th January, 2014 by Leicester & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership

New funding for work-based qualifications for adults in employment is now available through Leicester College and Pera Training.

It is fully funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) so there is no cost to your business.

The funding will focus on up-skilling individuals to help improve to help them to develop and to help your business grow, giving you the skills you need in your workforce.

Benefits for Your Business

* Improved workforce skills
* Increases employee motivation and retention
* Increases profitability
* Improves employee productivity and effectiveness
* Leads to better business practices
* Saves costs and improves efficiencies
* Flexible choice of learning units
* Supports your succession planning
* On-site training
* Free of charge
* Bespoke courses

Benefits for Your Employees

* Learn new and relevant skills
* Improved performance
* Increased personal development
* Career growth
* Progression to other training opportunities such as intermediate and higher apprenticeships

Your business should be:

* A small or medium business of up to 250 employees
* In one of the following sectors: Engineering, Manufacturing, Business Administration, Technology, Retail and Care


* Be 19 years or above (if under 19 please talk to us about apprenticeships)
* Be working for 16 hours or more per week
* Meet England residency criteria

For more information, please contact:
Leicester College on 0116 224 2240 or email:
Lorna Wilson from Pera Training on: 07920 563774 or email:

In conjunction with:
Skills Funding Agency, Pera Training, Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Parntership,
European Union Social Fund

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