CLOSED Learning and Skills: call in Coventry and Warwickshire (OC06S16P0289)

Call to run a project providing a step change in the relationship between educators and employers in the Coventry and Warwickshire 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 seeking to improve the fit between the outputs of the education and training system and the needs of employment through a change in the relationship between educators and employers. It is seeking actions that will support enhancing access to lifelong learning, upgrading the skills and competences of the workforce and increasing the labour market relevance of education and training systems, focussed activities and innovative approaches to promote interaction between business and Higher Education and Further Education providers to meet local business needs and the development of better links between business and schools, Further and Higher Education providers and other education partner.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the entire Coventry and Warwickshire LEP area


Approximately £1,931,000 of funding is available.


  • Outline application deadline: 16 May 2016.
  • Full application deadline: 15 August 2016
  • Project start date: 04 July 2016

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 31 December 2019.

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.

What happens next

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

Contact details


Published 7 March 2016
Last updated 17 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. ESF project call in Coventry and Warwickshire (OC06S16P0289) is now closed.
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