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We provide a brokerage role between businesses, education and training providers to encourage effective partnership working.

Is your business growth suffering from skills gaps?

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Do you need help with inspiring your students about careers?

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Are you looking for work or thinking about your options?

Helping Young People

The Skills Service is part of Opportunity Peterborough’s economic development portfolio, now funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority. Responding to local business needs to fill skills gaps and develop employability skills in young people, we co-ordinate activities between businesses and schools, and other organisations with access to young people. Young people need inspiration as well as information and guidance, which is best achieved through effective engagement with employers.

We also work with businesses to help with staff training plans, connecting businesses with skills experts locally and providing workshops on the benefits of a highly skilled team and alternative recruitment methods such as apprenticeships.

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We are looking for a new team member! Are you interested in the role of Events Co-ordinator?

We are looking for a new team member! If you are interested in the role of Events Co-ordinator please take a look a the role profile and application process: https://www.indeedjobs.com/the-skills-service-opportunity-peterborough/_hl/en_GB?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLikN87qYWwuQb9IgUeP9R1I

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St Peters students benefit from Employers Apprenticeship information

St Peters school, in Huntingdon worked with The Skills Service to run an event for their year 11 and 6th formers to improve their understanding of local Apprenticeship opportunities. Local employers, Webtec, Wyboston Lakes resort and the Marriot Hotel joined Cambridge Regional College for an event where they shared their Apprenticeship offer with students. Some […]

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Thomas Clarkson Academy – What a Week we had!

What a fantastic week we had in Wisbech. Communication, Enterprise and Team Building Challenges for key stage 3.  Then an Employability Skills workshop, Assessment Centre and finishing the week with the team building challenge of Balloon Armchairs with the sixth form. We couldn’t have done it without the support of our business volunteers from Wates, […]

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