Presentation on theme: "Strand 2 Supporting Providers to Engage with Employers Commissioned and funded byOrganised by."— Presentation transcript:
Strand 2 Supporting Providers to Engage with Employers Commissioned and funded byOrganised by
Traineeship Staff Support Project: Supporting providers to engage with employers
Project aim: To increase Traineeship capacity by improving staff training and support Key Deliverables To provide training and resources to increase staff knowledge and confidence in creating Traineeships Creation of resource pack/good practice manual and dissemination Generating new SME Traineeship placements Evaluative conference
Establishing baseline Staff survey was completed by 52 colleagues 59.6% people were aware of our Traineeship offer, but many could not outline key elements 65.38% people had never discussed Traineeship opportunities with local people or businesses 16% people were very confident creating/supporting Traineeships
Staff Development Activities Staff Development training/awareness session Staff consultation Meetings Employer Task Force updates and electronic information made available Intranet Information leaflet Resource packs
Generating new Traineeship placements:
Generating new Traineeship placements: Outcomes Generate 10 new placements in 3 new sectors creating 15 new Traineeship roles During the lifetime of the project: 15 new placements have been created by 14 new companies. This has created 15 new Traineeships initially, however many roles are ongoing. New placements are in a variety of sectors – created to meet demand and increase opportunities in underrepresented areas.
Resource Materials: Outcomes Employer Task force provided a steering group to agree content and format: Employer Pack Staff Delivery Materials Brokerage pack Resources have been shared across a network of more than 1000 colleagues, members and organisations. Resources will be accessible alongside other project TSSP outputs on website.
Key successful approaches in generating new Traineeship placements: Brokerage: Agreement established between Chamber and Employer Local network Assurance of ‘Chamber Approved’ and classroom learning Unique position as a member organisation Seamless transition into Apprenticeships and ongoing careers support/development New placements and opportunities have been shared across relevant colleagues to further increase awareness and understanding
Distance travelled: How confident would you feel creating/supporting Traineeships?
Our path to an apprenticeship: Work Ready – Chamber Approved
Do You Want to Work? Ready to commit to full time employment Looking for training while you work Hardworking, enthusiastic, reliable Something to offer businesses
Our Model: REmployabilityWork Experience Functional Skills and Job Hubs Employability Health and Safety Portfolio Mock Interview 3 days per week 7 weeks Pre-defined objectives Monitored by our team Completed open reference or interview Functional Skills