Energy & Environment funded workforce training in Lancashire

free energy & environment 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

Solvo Vir

  • Solo Vir - construction industry training courses
  • Founded in 2012, Solvo Vir are a National training provider focussing on the energy and construction industries.

    They offer a range of qualifications at Level 1 and 2 including Awards, Certificates and NVQ Diplomas with the aim of improving business performance, talent retention and providing emerging prospects with breakthrough experiences in their chosen career.

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 energy & environment 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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Energy & environment sector challenges*

  • The Energy and Environmental Technologies sector is one of seven key business sectors in Lancashire that the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has identified as a future driver of jobs and wealth.
  • The Energy and Environmental Technologies sector employs around 40,000 people in over 5,200 businesses in Lancashire.
  • Cambridge Econometrics, as part of their Working Futures publication for UKCES, expect to see an increase in energy sector jobs nationally of 33,000 (8%) in the decade to 2022.
  • Lancashire’s Energy and Environmental Technologies sector accounts for around 40,000 jobs, 6.5% of Lancashire’s total workforce and 2.5% of the sector nationally.
* 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.

learndirect 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.