CLOSED: Leeds City Region - Routeways: Developing Young People (OC20S18P1048)

Call to run a project to support the increase in the number of unemployed individuals moving in to apprenticeships across the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area and employer participation in apprenticeships.

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This Call will be pivotal in supporting the increase in the number of unemployed individuals moving in to apprenticeships at all levels across the Leeds City Region LEP area and employer participation in apprenticeships by raising awareness and providing support to employers.

The programme of activity should provide a holistic package of support covering the following four key areas: Enhanced support for disadvantaged students/young people to engage with employers.

A centrally coordinated careers and enterprise service and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for teachers to develop their knowledge of jobs in key sectors .

Make strategic connections between businesses and schools to create employer encounters in schools and colleges through activities that promote employability skills.

Independent apprenticeship brokerage to support businesses to offer and individuals to access apprenticeships.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Leeds City Region LEP area.


Approximately £4,500,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 21 May 2018

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Full Application 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 26 March 2018
Last updated 22 May 2018 + show all updates
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