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North of Tyne Combined Authority and North East LEP Wave 3 Skills Bootcamp

Skills bootcamps are one part of the National Skills Fund, a £2.5 billion initiative to help adults train and gain skills quickly to improve their job prospects.
The bootcamps offer free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks for adults aged 19 or over who are either in work, self-employed, recently unemployed or returning to work after a break.
NTCA and the NELEP have secured a combined £7.4m directly from the Department for Education to support the delivery of Skills Bootcamps in the NTCA region and wider NELEP geography. This is a significant investment in our region and has the potential to deliver new opportunities to generations of adult who may have been previously left behind.
Skills Bootcamps aim to secure benefits for adults aged 19+ by giving them access to in-demand skills training and a guaranteed interview for a more sustainable, higher-skilled job and higher wages over time. The benefits for employers include helping them fill specific skills shortage vacancies, enabling them to become more productive, more quickly.
The overall aims of the Skills Bootcamps are:
– to deliver flexible training programmes lasting up to 16 weeks, based on employer / sector ‘in-demand’ skills needs which may be either regulated (i.e. qualification based)…

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