CLOSED: Enhancing Equal Acess to Lifelong Learning – Upskill Worcestershire - (OC38S16P0455)

Call to run a project providing support to assist older people in the workforce to either update or access new skills.

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.


Projects will focus on the provision of support to assist older people (50+) in the workforce to either update or access new skills that will enable them to retain their employment status and promote upskilling among existing employers. The Project will also increase the accessibility and flexibility of training provision for this client group

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Worcestershire LEP Area.


Approximately £500,000 of funding is available.


  • Outline application deadline: 15/01/2017
  • Full application deadline: 09/04/17
  • Project start date: 26/02/2017

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 14/04/2020 .

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline 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 Outline Applications must be submitted to 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK. Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

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.

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