CLOSED: Enhancing Access to Lifelong Learning: Solent Apprenticeship Hubs call in Solent (OC29S17P0945)

Call to run a project to increase the skilled workforce in Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (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 is to develop an impartial apprenticeship hub service within the Solent LEP area to support predominantly SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) and / or non-levy payers identify and source apprenticeship provision in direct response to their workforce skills requirements. The hub should look to provide tailored solutions and flexible delivery to meet the skills and apprenticeship priorities of employers and employees.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Solent LEP Area.


Approximately £1,000,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 16 February 2018.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 16 August 2021. .

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 21 November 2017
Last updated 20 February 2018 + show all updates
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