CLOSED: Learning and Skills:project call in Worcestershire (OC38S16P0380)

Call to run a project providing Priority Axis 2 Skills for Growth in Worcestershire 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.


Succession leadership and management training for SMEs across the area, and particularly proposals that include up-skilling training for women to progress in the labour market.

To focus on: demonstrating lifelong learning for all age groups in formal and informal settings; upgrading the knowledge, skills and competencies of the workforce; and promote flexible learning across the area with emphasis being placed on women to help address the gender employment and wage gap and also with particular reference to promoting learning opportunities for higher level skills in local SMEs.

Training should be tailored to the business; however consideration will be given to alternative approaches, for example use of particular training models that have evidence of success.

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: 11 July 2016
  • Full application deadline: 01 November 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 16 May 2016
Last updated 12 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. Project call in Worcestershire (OC38S16P0380) is now closed.
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