Skills Support for the Workforce

Bridgwater & Taunton College has acquired funding to support businesses with under 49 employees with Leadership and Management training at Level 4 in the following sectors: Retail; Hospitality; Warehousing and Traffic Office (logistics); Food Manufacturing; Care and Sports & Leisure.

The project will aim to engage with 120 employers situated within the Heart of the South West LEP area to include Plymouth, Devon, Torbay and Somerset and help to develop leadership skills in their employees.

The programme will be focused towards specific outcomes agreed with participants and at the engagement stage. The expectation is that the impacts would look to positively affect issues such as:

  • Error rates
  • Efficiency
  • Delivery Schedule Achievement
  • Overall Equipment Efficiency
  • Internal Promotion Opportunity
  • Increased Employment of Young People
  • Increased Support and Promotion for Female Workers.

We invite you to choose a minimum of five credits, maximum of 12, from the following units to receive an ILM Level 4 in Leadership and Management Award:

Unit TitleCredit Value
Delegating Authority in the Workplace 3
Developing your Leadership Styles 4
Management Communication 4
Managing Meetings 3
Motivating People in the Workplace 2
Solving Problems by Making Effective Decisions in the Workplace 3
Managing and Implementing Change in the Workplace 6
Understanding the Importance for an Organisation 4

An opportunity to develop your managers for free!

Candidates will benefit from the exposure to learners from other industries as well as from experts in their sector. These units will be taught by a subject specialist. There will be an element of self-study and project work. The units will be assessed via written assignment work.

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The Skills Fund for Hinkley is financed by the European Union. The European Social Fund in England is investing in jobs and skills, focusing on people who need support the most and helping them fulfil their potential.

How will I know if my business qualifies for this funding?

We will conduct a FREE Organisational Needs Analysis to identify business objectives and training needs.