Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund Grant Application
Consortia of employers and training providers (including colleges and universities) can bid for between £50,000 and £180,000 to run innovative digital training schemes.
7907 – GMCA Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund Grant Application
The £3m fund opens for applications on Friday the 12th July 2019 in the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Lancashire LEP areas. Consortia of employers and training providers (including colleges and universities) can bid for between £50,000 and £180,000 to run innovative digital training schemes linked to skills shortage vacancies. We are particularly looking for innovative creative projects that: •Design training that addresses industry digital skills shortages aligned with the GM Local Industrial Strategy; which prioritises; cyber security, broadcasting, content creation and media, software development, digital telecoms, fintech and e-commerce. •Address digital skills shortages in the Lancashire LEP area, including advanced IT or software skills of a technical nature including cyber skills and PHP programming, software development and engineering, digital skills for engineering and health innovation, and digital marketing. •Test flexible delivery models to ensure a range of people are able to access training; supporting career progression and diversifying the digital talent pipeline. •Test new partnerships between employers and training providers (including colleges and universities) that show the potential for longer-term sustainability and scalability.
Education, Digital, Skills, Grant, Training
Estimated contract dates
4th Floor, Waterside House
Expression of interest window
From 10/07/2019 14:00 to 14/08/2019 02:00