Upskilling your workforce

Would you like funded support to boost skills in your business? This pledge can link you to projects which can help you to upskill your existing workforce.

We will link you to projects that will upskill your staff through bespoke support and training, enabling you to enhance staff productivity, increase morale and improve staff retention. There are a wide range of accredited and non-accredited programmes to choose from at various levels, a flexible approach to delivery - meaning minimal impact on your business.


If you are looking to upskill your employees, then this pledge can support you by linking you to projects that are focused on upskilling the workforce in Lancashire.  There are several projects operating in Lancashire which work with employers and their employees offering a range of support including accredited and non-accredited training programmes.

New to the Upskilling offer is Multiply which offers bespoke numeracy courses designed to meet your business needs.

Or link to Lancashire’s Skills Bootcamps where you can upskill your existing staff with a modest contribution – just 10% for SMEs and 30% for larger employers.

Skills Bootcamps are also available across the following sectors:


360 Tracked Excavator

Civil Engineering & Groundworks

Ride On Roller/Forward Tipping Dumper

Telescopic Handler


Project Management in Defence

Digital, Creative & Technology

Advanced Manufacturing – 3D Printing & CAD

Cyber Security

Data Analytics

Digital Marketing

Electronic Tech

Front-end Web Development

ICT & Cyber Security

Software Development

Software Testing

Telecoms Engineering

Green Skills

Green Power

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Maintenance

Project Management in Nuclear and Low Carbon


Health & Social Care Leaders

Pharmacy Supervisor

Pharmacy Worker

HGV & Logistics

HGV – Master Driver



Benefits to Businesses

  • Increase the skills levels of the workforce
  • Supports staff retention
  • Supports improving staff morale
  • Training linked to current and future business needs
  • Support the health and wellbeing of your workforce

What does it involve?

There are several projects operating in Lancashire.  The first step is to link you to the projects who will be able to speak to you about the support they can offer whether this be training needs analysis or training bespoke to the needs of the organisation.

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The training provided has definitely made an impact, improving our customer service and delivery. The online training really helped us strengthen our understanding of the customer.

- Becky Toal, Crowberry Consulting