CLOSED: Employer Led Skills call in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S18P1143)

Call to run a project to meet the challenges in up-skilling the workforce in the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP area.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


This call seeks to address a range of issues concerning upskilling the workforce and developing strong capabilities which will enable individuals to progress their careers and in turn, support business and economic growth. There is a need to actively engage with employers and to consider re-training/reskilling programmes to enable those with occupational experience in ‘harder to place’ occupations to move into the growing markets. Applicants should also reflect the Operational Programme requirements of enhancing equal access to lifelong learning. Specifically, the call is looking to deliver a range of skills and qualifications that will enable individuals to progress in, or into, work as well as additional or alternative learning outcomes.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Area.


Approximately £2,700,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 30 October 2018

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 3 years and 6 months after the proposed start date.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Full Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

Where to send completed applications

Completed Full Applications must be submitted to

Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

Contact details

Contact with queries linked to accessing or using the specification, forms, guidance etc.

No applications are to be sent to this email address. Completed applications must be sent to the email address provided in the ‘Where to send completed applications’ section above / Section 9 of the Call Specification.

Published 7 August 2018
Last updated 2 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Call Closed
  2. The call specification has been amended to include additional information in section 4.4 and section 6.
  3. First published.