Construction funded workforce training in D2N2

free construction sector training courses in d2n2

SKILLS Local - Supporting workforce development and business growth

SKILLS Local provides a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all your businesses skills and training needs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

What can SKILLS Local do for your business?

    • Improve business productivity
    • Access funding for accredited training
    • Boost the efficiency and confidence of staff
    • Acquire new skills and qualifications
    • Support in growing your business
    • Support in identifying your training needs
    • Access a range of cash incentives
    • Sector events for sharing best practice
    • Skills to future proof your business
Our approach is tailored to meet the unique needs of your business and your people – one of our local experts will visit you to carry out a free consultation, after which they will develop a bespoke training plan designed to tackle skills gaps in your workforce.

Our training is flexible – it can be delivered direct to staff on your premises, at one of our local centres or wherever there’s access to the internet.

In addition, businesses can claim up to £1950 of incentives by simply training and providing progression for your employees*

Partner training providers

Construction Skills People

  • construction skills people - funded construction industry training courses
  • Construction Skills People Ltd is a national training provider based in Chesterfield, which became incorporated in June 2008.

    It delivers workplace learning (NVQ programmes) as well as programmes to the unemployed and Apprenticeships across a number of sectors including:
    • Construction
    • Logistics
    • Customer service, business administration
    • Team leading and management

  • access training - funded health & social care industry training courses
  • Access Training has been successfully providing 'on the job' training in the East Midlands area for over 30 years, working with a variety of both large and small employers.

    Its focus on the D2N2 contract is to work with committed employers who want to up skill their employees to offer not only better opportunities for them but increase the success of their business. Its area of focus are within construction, care and visitor attractions, engaging with employers to see the benefit of the ESF funding provided.

    Access Training’s staff have all been practitioners in their field and are all vocationally qualified so that you can be assured of a quality experience.

What next?

Call 0345 5210066 now or fill in the form to arrange a callback. A member of our team will contact you directly or refer you to one of our fully funded construction course training providers working in partnership with learndirect.

delivered in partnership with D2N2 LEP
delivered in partnership with d2n2 growth hub


Find out more about our funded skills support for the workforce training >>

Construction challenges*

  • The construction sector in D2N2 is home to 8,635 businesses
  • Ensuring availability of a skilled workforce
  • There are opportunities to be a part of some major infrastructure and restoration projects for those firms with the right skills
  • The majority of the construction sector firms have aging workforce which will mean younger people will have to be brought in and trained
* Source: D2N2 LEP

Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a new government funded workplace skills programme tailored to the needs of businesses in your area. learndirect is delivering this programme through our network of high quality training providers in the D2N2 area.

More about SKILLS local

SKILLS Local is a government funded initiative to support local businesses in the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire areas. It provides access to FREE skills training. SKILLS Local is delivered in partnership between learndirect, Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), D2N2 LEP and the European Social Fund (ESF).