About Us

Skills 2020 is a new regional collaborative employability and training programme targeting and recruiting participants most removed from the labour market. The project can provide a concentrated support service for unemployed and inactive individuals at a community level, offering a range of interventions;

  • Initial needs assessment and agreed action plan (regularly reviewed)
  • continuous intensive one to one mentoring with identified mentor
  • engagement, education and guidance
  • sector specific training
  • work based skills
  • job coaching
  • pre employment options
  • pre employment workshops
  • volunteer placements
  • supported work placements and guaranteed interviews
  • personal development
  • confidence building
  • career mapping
  • employability workshops
  • accredited and vocational training (up to and including Level 1 QCF Qualifications)

Skills2020 is funded by Department for the Economy and European Social Fund

Our Funding Partners

Creating a tailored approach, connecting training to work experience, developing “soft” employability skills, and offering sector specific volunteering/work placements, there will be positive employment progression.

Our Mission Statement

Based in the community, it will utilise existing community links/services to support and complement the project enable participants to improve their education/skills, access sustainable employment opportunities and become active participants in economic society employ a community development approach, utilising local assets, knowledge and networks with local delivery agents and support organisations.