Skill Up Somerset


Not just a website

Skill Up Somerset is a free service to support the Businesses and People of Somerset with their Apprenticeship and Skills journey, offering free, impartial advice and guidance.

Marie Howard, is the Skill Up Somerset Apprenticeships and Skills Adviser, providing information and support for your business to help you understand the Apprenticeship and skills landscape, and introduce you to local training provision. If you would like to learn more about the government funding available for Apprentices or have other skills requirements please contact Marie.


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About us

Skill Up Somerset is an Apprenticeship and Skills Advisory Service

We support the businesses and people of Somerset with their Apprenticeship and Skills journey.

We offer free, impartial advice and guidance.

We want to support you with the challenges your business may face with recruitment and skills gaps, help you to progress in your career or even make those first steps in gaining or returning to employment.

What Our customers say

  • “It was invaluable having someone impartial available to answer my questions about Skills and Apprenticeships and what training is available. 

    They were able to do the research for me to find the most appropriate training provider/college.
    Until I spoke to the Apprenticeship and Skills Adviser, I didn’t know that I could upskill my current employees, I thought that Apprenticeships were just for young people starting a new job, 

    I would certainly recommend getting in contact with Skill Up West Somerset to find out what funding and training is available.”

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    Dawn Williamson

    HR and Sales/Marketing
  • Skill Up has been an extremely effective source of support for Home-Start West Somerset, enabling 2 employees and 2 volunteers in our organisation to develop their skills and knowledge and become qualified in ante-natal provision ( which is a huge need for in the area) Marie from Skill Up was very helpful and proactive in coordinating all the Somerset maternity services to make sure that the qualifications we were seeking had full approval from those who would promote our service. A fantastic all-round professional service from Skill Up-Thank You

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    Home-Start West Somerset

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We're recruiting for a Business Administration Apprentice to work at Frome Town Council

This role can either be an intermediate or advanced apprentice. For more details and to apply click below:

Closing date 2 March.

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