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.
East Cambs Business Boost We are proud to sponsor East Cambs Business Boost 2019. And we cannot wait! Levi Roots confirmed as headline speaker Reggae Reggae Sauce entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den winner, Levi Roots, is confirmed as headline speaker at East Cambs Business Boost 2019 alongside Google and ex- Special Forces’ Jem Hills. Annual business […]
STEM Fest 12th October 2019 – Apprenticeships The fantastic annual Peterborough STEM Fest is back again for another packed day full of STEM activities, workshops and talks for children, parents and guardians. A chance for our future STEM ambassadors to get involved through play and interaction. And it’s FREE! The Skills Service will also be […]
The Peterborough STEM fest for 2019 held a one off challenge day for local primary schools, where the students got to engage in different STEM related challenges. After the initial introduction and a frantic and fun quiz, which had the students running from one side of the room to the other it was time to […]