CLOSED: Skills for Growth: project call in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP (OC05S16P0402).

Call to run a project providing higher level skills qualifications of the workforce in the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly 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 seeks applications that will deliver an employer led approach to develop, trial and deliver the higher level skills requirements of Cornwall & Isles of Scilly businesses. The focus of any proposed project must relate to ‘business needs’ that are ‘employer identified’ with the beneficiary businesses being those involved in the project.

The focus of this call is: New higher level skills programme content directly aligned to the needs of local businesses (including higher level apprenticeships).

This should not duplicate provision from a further ESF IP2.1 call – Specialist Skills for the Future Economy covering agri-tech, digital economy, e-health and e-wellbeing, marine technology, space and aerospace.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP area.


Approximately £1,950,000 of funding is available.


16 January 2017

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 30 April 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 will also need to complete the Annex for ESF IP2.2 calls.

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 25 October 2016
Last updated 17 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Skills for Growth: project call in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP (OC05S16P0402) is now closed.
  2. The revised Call Specification for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (OC05S16P0402) has been updated and published.
  3. ESF Call reference : OC05S16P0402 has been published with information relating to the call specification. The call specification is currently being revised and will be re - published shortly.
  4. First published.