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Skill Up WEST SOMERSET

Apprenticeship & Skills Advisory Service

Supporting the people and businesses of West Somerset

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West Coast 360 Ambassador Programme

The Ambassador Programme is an online training course which has been developed by West Coast 360 to assist those working within the hospitality and leisure industries to improve their local knowledge and customer service skills. As well as those who are interested in pursuing a career within the sector. Having good local knowledge and giving excellent customer service are key elements in the experience of visitors and in bringing them back to the area and to local businesses. The aim of the Prog...

Phone Number: 01984 635221
Minehead Library – BORROW AN IPAD FOR BUSINESS

Why not add a bit of digital to your business People can now loan a brand new iPad from Minehead Library, in the same way they might loan a book! Funded by Somerset West and Taunton, this service is specifically aimed at businesses or potential new businesses. Five tablets have been pre-loaded with a range of toolkits, apps and links to help you  get started in developing your digital strategy and exploring opportunities such as website design, on-line finance and social media. The iPads can be...

Somerset Careers Fair 2019

We have two events running as follows: Wednesday, 9th October 2019 - Somerset Cricket Ground, Taunton Tuesday, 12th November 2019 - The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton Each event will run from 9am – 7pm The morning session will run from 9am – 3pm as your traditional careers fair and we encourage all our exhibitors to be as interactive as possible. We will see over 1500 young people from local schools attend and these events have become a firm favourite and have become part of the school’s diary...

Phone Number: 07714 396346
HPC Jobs Service – Drop in Session – Watchet

A representative of the HPC Jobs Service team will be here to help you find out about current and future roles available on the project and how to register for work at Hinkley Point C. The Sanctuary, Watchet 31st October 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. No appointment necessary, just drop in

Free Business Networking Lunch and Workshop Session – Rural Enterprise Exmoor
Date of Event: 24/10/2019
Time: 12:30 pm

Calling Exmoor based entrepreneurs, business owners and managers… Thursday 24 October 2019 12.30pm, Moorland Hall, Wheddon Cross Whatever your business status, size or sector if you are involved in running an enterprise within the National Park join us at the launch of Rural Enterprise Exmoor. An innovative research initiative to better understand business activities, needs and opportunities within Exmoor. Presentations Networking Business Support Stands Interactive workshop session Launch of si...

Interested in Working in Childcare?
Date posted: 30/10/2019
Date of Event: 07/11/2019
Time: 12.30PM-7.00PM

Come and find out more about the opportunities in Childcare at The Beach Hotel - Minehead, Thursday 7th November 2019 Drop in anytime between 12.30PM-7.00PM for an informal chat and find out about: What it’s really like to be a Childminder, Teaching Assistant or Midwife - Busting the myths! Training Opportunities Qualifications & Apprenticeships Volunteering Career Pathways: Getting started Progression opportunities Funding available At the event there will be crèche facilities, refreshments...

Phone Number: 07919540564 / 01823 357390 / 01984 635314
Contact Email: b.brown@somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk
Access to Employment and Learning Fund

Residents of West Somerset can use the Access to employment fund to help overcome any barriers to employment or learning. This fund can be used for Transport Essential work equipment and work wear Childcare costs Cost of training or learning Any other barriers to learning - please get in touch For the more information,  employment and learning fund eligibility criteria and the application form please visit - https://www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/community-and-living/access-to-employment-and-...

Phone Number: 0300 304 8000

About Skill Up West somerset

Skill Up West Somerset is an Apprenticeship and Skills Advisory Service to support the businesses and people of West Somerset with their Apprenticeship and Skills journey, offering free, impartial advice and guidance.

The West Somerset Social Mobility Plan 2017-2020, developed in support of the Department for Education-funded West Somerset Opportunity Area Programme, identifies that the provision of specialist independent and impartial Apprenticeships and Skills information and support locally could help more individuals and businesses in the area to realise their potential.

Our team

INFORMATION ADVICE & GUIDANCE ADVISER

Jane Parker

Jane Parker our Skill Up Information Adviser and Employment Coach for the community can provide information and support to any individual in the area.

You could be looking for information and support to enter employment, you may be looking to improve your skills to enhance your opportunities or just looking to Skill Up.
Get in touch with Jane.

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Apprenticeship and Skills Adviser

Marie Howard

Marie Howard the Skill Up Apprenticeships and Skills Adviser. Marie provides information and support for your business to navigate the Apprenticeship and skills journey.

You may be at the start of your journey looking for direction, or on your journey looking ensure the most efficient route. It could be just one burning question to clarify your understanding or thinking. If so get in touch.

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Apprenticeship vacancies in West Somerset

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