Workforce Development Fund
In Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is distributed by CAHSC on behalf of Skills for Care. The fund enables care employers to have a continuing commitment to staff learning and development by enhancing their learning and development budgets. Full details are available on the CAHSC website.
The Cornwall Apprenticeships website provides lots of information for both employers and individuals including a directory of Apprenticeship training providers in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. See the Guide to Apprenticeships for Health and Social Care Employers in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly for more information.
Details of other training providers can be found on the Skills for Care website and the CAHSC TICK review programme.
Funding for apprenticeships may be available to smaller employers through levy transfer schemes such as Cornwall Council Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Scheme.
The Skills Hub is a free independent and impartial service that helps employers understand their training & development needs and signposts them to the most appropriate no-cost and low-cost provision available.
From digital marketing and IT to finance and leadership, as well as apprenticeships and funded training opportunities, they research the wealth of training provision and refer you to the right specialists.
CIoS Local Enterprise Partnership
Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP drives our local economic strategy, determining priorities and undertaking activities to drive growth and the creation of local jobs, through for examples funding calls for distribution of European funding. The LEP have produced a booklet outlining all the projects that are currently active. Visit the Cornwall LEP website for further information.