SMART SKILLS – Devon has attracted £3.5 million of European Social Fund investment to help Small and Medium Enterprises across the whole county of Devon up-skill their staff.
The experienced and talented SMART SKILLS Advisers, Michael and Naomi, can help guide you through the skills and training options available to your business and link you with the relevant training options for your organisation. Help is also available for unemployed people to gain new skills!
SMART SKILLS Devon is delivered through SMART Partners, City College Plymouth, Focus Training, Learn Devon, Petroc, South Devon College and the University of Exeter. SMART SKILLS Partners offer a range of flexible training solutions from short courses through to full higher-level qualifications. Focusing on, although not limited to, the following sectors:
Digital Technologies (including AI and Data Analysis)
Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
Environmental Futures, Clean Growth and Renewables
Construction & Hospitality (Leadership & Management)
Generic Leadership and Management
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing)
Whilst SMART Skills does aim to support local businesses, the funded opportunities are also available for those looking to upskill or change careers.