The Association of Learning Providers for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight (ALPHI) network has been set up for providers (colleges and private training organisations). The network is the means by which providers can communicate with each other.
The aim of this project is to provide employees with opportunities to develop the skills that will enable them to progress into further education, an apprenticeship, or within work.
Social Enterprise Link Wessex
Kaplan Financial offers free training for ICAEW CFAB, AAT, ATT and CIMA certificate qualifications for 16-18 year olds under the apprenticeship scheme (Funding available for all ages but a small employer contribution for over 19's).
Highly experienced advisors who tailoring help to the customers needs, whatever their trading status, location or personal circumstances.
BAE Systems has been awarded government funding for an Employer Ownership of Skills Programme, supporting local businesses in the Solent region to recruit and train apprentices
BEEMS aims to stimulate the growth and development of the offshore wind-energy industry through environmental and maritime skills training.
The National Apprenticeship Service helps unlock the great potential of young people and prepare them for their future careers by helping them to become work ready. Find out how Apprenticeships can benefit your business.
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight has over 20 colleges of Further Education. There are a wide range of further education colleges, such as high performing technology colleges, top sixth form colleges and highly specialist centres.
The strength of your business and it's ability to grow rests largely upon having a robust multi-skilled workforce. The Skills For Growth Project offers training units to broaden the knowledge of your workforce to meet identified competency and skill gaps while giving your staff the opportunity to grow their talents and acquire transferrable expertise in addition to their existing vocational achievements.
Working with Universities to support innovation and growth
Gazelle is uniquely positioned at the nexus between education and business. It believes that developing entrepreneurial attributes throughout education is the most important step any society can take to support youth employment and promote economic growth and social value. It is working with college and business leaders to position colleges as a shared resource and focal point for building tomorrow’s workforce in partnership with local employers and community stakeholders to create both employment and the conditions for employment at the heart of local enterprise communities.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is a dynamic, high-profile and independent business network, with Chambers across the UK. Local Chambers sit at the heart of the community, working with businesses of all sizes, and representing all sectors.
Enterprise Education Initiatives provide businesses the opportunity to invest in their future workforce; working with local schools across the Solent region to provide work experience opportunities and enterprise activities.
Employer Ownership of Skills Programme helps employers design and deliver more flexible training packages.
With School for Creative Startups you will learn to start building and growing your startup through a uniquely tailored, accessible training and support programme
National Enterprise Network is a unique membership body representing the enterprise support sector across England.
Entrepreneurs Unite is a not-for-profit group comprising of entrepreneurs, businesses and local professionals as well as education and public sector organisations that work together towards their common goal which is to support Entrepreneurial Success.
Portsmouth Business School Business Services team provides support to SME's to help them develop and grow.
The Tech Partnership Training Fund provides funding for employers to invest in IT training. The purpose is to stimulate increased investment in training which supports business growth and competitiveness.