CLOSED Skills for Growth: call in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (OC05S15P0262)

Call to run a project to enable local employers to be more involved in designing, delivering and enhancing the skills for the Creative Industries sector workforce.

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 invites Outline Applications which support the delivery of Priority Axis 2, Investment Priority 2.2 Improving the labour market relevance of education and training systems of the European Social Fund Operational Programme and responds to the local development need set out in the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership Area European Structural and Investment Funds Strategy.

Applications are invited to identify future skill needs within the Creative Industries sector, using an evidence based approach, to develop the curriculum content (including micro’s and supply chain approaches) to meet these needs. Projects should seek to ensure delivery across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and deliver against all levels of qualification. This includes the sustainability and acceleration of progress in relation to the acquisition and deployment of workplace ready level skills.

For more information, download the call specification.


Applications are encouraged from across the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area.


Funding available: up to £1 million of ESF.


  • Deadline for Outline Applications: 12 February 2016
  • Deadline for Full Applications: 12 May 2016
  • Project start date: no later than 12 August 2016

Completion Date

The project must be completed no later than 12 August 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.

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