UCLan have some fantastic opportunities that are available to SMEs in Fylde.
LEAP at UCLan is coming to an end at the end of October.
The Lancashire Engaging Apprentices Programme (LEAP) is designed to maximise the impact of apprenticeships in Lancashire SMEs through fully funded* learning and development events, coaching, and training. We provide additional, complementary, and targeted opportunities to enable apprentices, their mentors, and the SME organisation to get the most from their apprenticeship investment.
*To be eligible participants must be:
- Aged 16 or over
Eligible to live and work in the UK
Employed within a Lancashire-based(1) SME(2)
An apprentice, or mentoring, managing or working in a role supporting apprentices, or aspiring to develop the skills to do so
1 ‘Lancashire’ means based in a Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen or Blackpool postcode area.
2 An SME (Small, Medium Enterprise) is an enterprise with less than 250 employees, turnover less than 50 million Euros or balance sheet total of less than 43 million Euros
People can book on individually using the links below or UCLan can organise for a bespoke session to be more tailored to individual businesses. Please share with any businesses that you feel would benefit from their support.
All the training and coaching is funded by ESF which means all the courses are free. All the opportunities are delivered by either university academics or external experienced facilitators.
26th Sept – Coaching & Mentoring Conversations – Online
2nd Oct – Advanced Communications Skills – UCLan West Leigh (online if required) (new)
4th Oct (am) – MS Word – Fundamentals and Styles – Online
4th Oct (pm) – MS Word – Layout and Referencing – Online
5th Oct (am) – Excel Foundation – Online (new)
5th Oct (pm) – Excel Intermediate – Online (new)
10th Oct – Personal Leadership through MBTI – UCLan West Leigh, including an individual profile report from the MBTI company
16th Oct – Understanding and Managing Conflict – UCLan West Leigh (online if required)
18 & 19th Oct – Project Management – Foundations – UCLan West Leigh (new)
Ongoing – 1-1 Career, Business, Life Coaching – Online or face to face. Meetings arranged for mutual convenience.
If you want to discuss any of these opportunities further, then please get in touch.