CLOSED: Integration of Young People - Worcestershire Apprenticeship Hub and Clearing House Expansion (OC38S16P0454)

Call to run a project targeting assistance to promote and engage young people (under 24yr olds) in apprenticeships.

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 specifically focused on the first of these priorities, skills and workforce planning, and increasing access to apprenticeships for young people up to the age of 24, through for example expansion of provision through the apprenticeship clearing house, the introduction of an apprenticeship training agency and further engagement of SMEs, particularly those within the identified growth sectors - Advanced Manufacturing; Cyber Security/IT; Agritech – and Leisure and Tourism and Construction.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Worcestershire LEP Area


Approximately £1m of funding is available.


  • Outline application deadline: 15/01/2017
  • Full application deadline: 09/04/2017
  • 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.

Published 28 November 2016
Last updated 16 January 2017 + show all updates
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