Online Skills Support for the Workforce

We are offering as fully ESF funded, recognised, and accredited qualifications and training (online).
This training helps to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business.

EM Skills  deliver the SSW (Skills Support for the Workforce) programme for Hertfordshire.

Step 1:

We work in partnership with you to develop a bespoke training programme relevant to your organisation’s needs, this programme is financed by the European Social Fund (ESF), and as such, a wide range of training can be accessed at zero cost to your business. SSW aims to progress people and to build skills within your business.

How we support you?

  • A ‘Training Needs’ analysis, identifying the skills required to support your business’ needs
  • Flexible Training – Pick from either full qualifications or mix-and-match individual units to suit your business’ and employees’ skills requirements
  • Flexible Delivery – On-the-job vocational training to meet individual and business needs including taught learning, workplace assessment, distance learning and online learning
  • Learning pathways for your employees, enabling them to progress within your organisation onto higher level qualifications or into apprenticeships

More info can be found here

Step 2:

Choose from a list of regulated qualifications, online learning, or provide us with a course that you would like to offer but don’t currently have the funding.

Who is it for?

The following eligibility criteria apply for anyone accessing support: Employees engaging in training need to be:

  • Employed by your organisation (including self-employed)
  • Eligible to work in the UK – evidence will be required
  • Aged 16+ (no upper age restriction)


Courses to choose from in the following industries:

  • English/ESOL
  • Business
  • Education and Training
  • Assessing & IAG
  • Safeguarding / Health and Safety
  • IT
  • Marketing and social media
  • Maths

Check out our free and online courses!

Want more information on our SSW Courses? Or looking to enrol on a course?

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