Supporting businesses in Somerset to grow and be successful now and into the future.
Staff Development and New Skills
Apprenticeship and traineeships
If you would like to increase your workforce and encourage new talent into your organisation, offering an apprenticeship or a traineeship can be the perfect solution. + Find out more
Skill Up Somerset
There may be the need for members of the workforce to develop or learn new skills to progress to a new role, meet the needs of new markets or increase productivity, competitiveness or quality. There are sector specific, generic, business skills training and education opportunities to support staff development that are available in bite sized short courses, accredited qualifications and bespoke courses to meet the business need. + Find out more
Skills Support for the Workforce
A programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses by providing recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training. + Learn more
Building a talent pipeline
Somerset Education Business Partnership
Can help you to build strong partnerships with local schools, colleges and training providers – supporting you to develop a talent pipeline for your business. + Visit the website
If you are a business based in Somerset you can access the mentoring service, run by experienced business volunteers, for free.
If you are interested in offering a service that can help or care for other local people, there is free support available through the Somerset Community Micro-enterprise Programme.