Page 3 Tackle high levels of unemployment with our young people The LA as community leader and local employer Robust business case: grow our own / succession planning A valued and appropriate qualification Actively support the private sector LBBD: why apprenticeships?
Page 4 Participation: private sector Actual Apprenticeship Starts Vocational areaNumber Health and Social Care13 Business Administration36 ** Customer Services2 Sports and Recreation22 Childcare35 Electrical Installation1 Bricklaying1* Carpentry1* IAG2 TOTAL (Nov. 2009 – October. 2010) 113 In addition the apprenticeship Development Unit created 50 6 month employment opportunities as part of their Future Jobs Fund contract.
Page 5 NSAfC status First London borough to be granted National Skills Academy for Construction (NSAfC) status. Signed 2010. In partnership with Construction Skills, we will implement the new NSAfC guidelines. By implementing the guidelines we aim to secure employment and training opportunities for local residents when planning or procuring construction projects.
Page 6 Major contracts: BSF, strategic partner, Barking Riverside Barking Business Centre - £2.85m Colne & Mersea housing refurbishment £11.94m Rivergate Centre £10m Procurement opportunities
Page 7 Barking Riverside www.barkingriverside.co.uk House 26,000 people in over 10,000 homes Primary school Secondary School Community facilities DLR (TBC) Tescos… 25 Years
Page 8 Project benchmarks Construction Related Outcomes New Entrants - Skills Development 1. School / college/ university site visits - no. 2. School / college workshops - no. 3. College / University Research Projects 4. Work experience 14-16 years p/w 5. Work experience 16+ years - p/w 6. Apprentices - existing p/w 7. Apprentices - project initiated - starts Existing Workforce - Skills Development 8. Health and Safety Training 9. National Vocational Qualifications - no. 10. Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS cards) - no. Skills Culture 11. Short Courses - persons 12. Progression into employment - no. Employment & Skills Plan
Page 9 Expected to cost in the region of £250m A summary table (right) details the expected outcomes from the programme. Employment & Skills Plan – Example Building schools for the future Construction Related Outcomes2010/2011 New Entrants - Skills Development 1. School / college/ university site visits - no.58 2. School / college workshops - no.38 3. College / University Research Projects30 4. Work experience 14-16 years p/w93 5. Work experience 16+ years - p/w400 6. Apprentices - existing p/w1625 7. Apprentices - project initiated - starts53 Existing Workforce - Skills Development 8. Health and Safety Training138 9. National Vocational Qualifications - no.175 10. Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS cards) - no.450 Skills Culture 11. Short Courses - persons213 12. Progression into employment - no.45
Page 10 Looking ahead Real commitment from the Strategic partnerships. Engage employers, contractors and sub-contractors. Coherent internal processes for dealing with and supporting employers.