Presentation on theme: "Welcome SW Region Local Authority Sector JIF and Train to Gain Offer Update 9 th December 2008 Presented to GreenSpace SW Regional Forum By Frankie Upton."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome SW Region Local Authority Sector JIF and Train to Gain Offer Update 9 th December 2008 Presented to GreenSpace SW Regional Forum By Frankie Upton
SW Region Local Authority JIF Frankie Upton Sectors Team South West Regional Skills Directorate Learning and Skills Council Based in Exeter, LSC Regional link with Lantra, Energy & Utility Skills and Government Skills
SW Region Local Authority JIF Purpose About the JIF Current situation Key drivers and LA strategic interest Moving Forward Questions
Purpose To communicate latest on the SW Region Local Authority Joint Investment Framework and Train to Gain Offer Understanding may help way forward to maximise investment in skills SW Region Local Authority JIF
About the JIF JIF product of collaborative work with SW Local Government Association over past year JIF focus LA’s commit to a mix of Literacy, Numeracy, Level 2, Level 3, and Higher Skills delivery for it’s workforce. Commitment summarised by way of Skills Pledge Train to Gain Offer – the investment offer
SW Region Local Authority JIF Current situation Skills audit Needs identified for Green Space employers Take up started LA’s committed to one or two specific areas A sector specific approach Engaging brokers Skills Pledges signed
SW Region Local Authority JIF Key Drivers – LA strategic interest Why of Interest to Local Authority? Access to flexible employer responsive investment from Government – like any other employer Positive impact on key LA drivers such as: LAAs, Social Capital, Pay & Workforce strategy, Sub National Review, Comprehensive Area Assessment, Local Government Reorganisation, Equality Standard.
SW Region Local Authority JIF Moving Forward What next? Benefit from stated minimum offer How? Establish Link with the Brokerage Service Establish Link with Broker already working with your Authority Sandra Dowson
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