Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering funded workforce training in Lancashire

free advanced manufacturing and engineering sector training courses in Lancashire
If you’d like to improve your businesses productivity, we can provide you with fully funded, accredited training to boost the capabilities of your staff through new skills and qualifications.

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 from our range of funded training courses 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.

Business benefits

    • Increase productivity and save money
    • Improve staff retention
    • Flexible delivery to minimise business impact
    • Employees communicate, participate and contribute more effectively
    • Builds a personalised learning plan to feed into probation and annual review process
    • Linking in with Lancashire LEP business initiatives to support your business
    • Accredited training

Partner training providers

Transport Training Academy TTA

  • Transport Training Academy Ltd TTA - funded construction industry training courses
  • TTA’s delivery model consist of a broad range of qualifications, predominantly relevant to the Logistics and Constructions sectors.

    They offer a range of NVQ’s such as Driving Goods Vehicles and Construction Operation and Civil Engineering, as well as shorter bespoke courses in order to develop and enhance the skills set of an employee which in turn increases the profitability and capacity of the employer.

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 advanced engineering & manufacturing course training providers working in partnership with learndirect.

delivered in partnership with Lancashire LEP
delivered in partnership with BOOST Business Lancashire


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Manufacturing challenges*

  • The manufacturing sector has one of the highest rates of skill shortage vacancies in Lancashire at 23%, according to the latest UK Employer Skills Survey.
  • The advanced manufacturing sector employs around 73,300 people in Lancashire, accounting for 12% of total employment.
  • The Advanced Manufacturing sector has been identified as a key sector for Lancashire and it is recognised that the skills and employment system play a crucial role in supporting growth in the sector.
  • Drivers for change in the manufacturing sector will have a significant implication for skill needs, requiring a flexible workforce with strong specialist skills in niche areas.
* Source: Lancashire 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 Lancashire.

leardirect is working in partnership with the Lancashire Enterprise Partnerships & Boost; Lancashire's Business Growth Hub to provide a range of bespoke training programmes and qualifications. These include a comprehensive range of vocationally-relevant courses targeting the construction sector. Our training programmes are designed to address skills gaps within local businesses, with a focus on the LEPs’ priority sectors to help boost the local economy across Lancashire.