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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?

Assisting Businesses

Do you need help with inspiring your students about careers?

Supporting Schools

Are you looking for work or thinking about your options?

Helping Young People

During the Coronavirus outbreak we have had to suspend school sessions and activities. We are still working with schools and businesses and can still be contacted for advice, support and engagement.

The following link from Opportunity Peterborough provides information for businesses:-

Coronavirus Business Support – please follow this link

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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YMCA Progression Opportunities

16-18 Study programme Study Programmes. An individualised learning programme customised to suit career aspirations this provision enables learners to structure their education to be focused on a career.  Learners will aim to improve their GSCE Maths/English results whilst also having the opportunity to access work experience.  On completion of the programme we will support learners to […]

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Lincolnshire Colleges Virtual Careers Fair

Lincolnshire Colleges are joining together, in order to deliver an online ‘virtual’ Careers Fair (hosted by Access Creative College) for Year 10 students and above. This is also for any other people wanting to find out more about what Colleges have to offer. There are 2 sessions, and people need to book their place so […]

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What might our factories look like in the future?

Within the next 2-4 years our factories and manufacturing facilities may look entirely different to the way they do now. Technology, automation, robotics, 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are completely changing the way we live, work and play. In the next 10 years AI will have the capability to transform itself. By 2136 it is […]

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