This week the Department for Education (DfE) launched several major skills and further education initiatives to kickstart its ‘Join the Skills Revolution’. This multi-channel campaign urges employers to get involved and make the most of the growing national appetite for skills development in the workforce.
With research from the DfE indicating 70 per cent of workers are interested in developing their skills in 2022, and a further 39 per cent of the workforce valuing on-the-job training, employers can capitalise on this trend to help fuel the economic recovery, drive stronger business performance and boost growth.
There is a huge range of training and employment schemes available for businesses looking to upskill their workforce capabilities, from apprenticeships and traineeships to T-Levels, including:
Additionally, there are a number of new toolkits available to help amplify the campaign’s message to young people, adults, providers and employers alike around the country, which are available to download here:
For more information, visit the DfE’s further education hub here: