A Talented Local Workforce – Growing Skills
You will find a knowledgeable, capable and loyal workforce on hand to help you to grow your business. Of the 111,400 people who live in the Borough, 61% are of working age, just over 1 in 3 residents are qualified to degree level, and 86% possess NVQ Level 2 skills or above.
The Borough's excellent schools and colleges help sustain the strong pool of young local talent. Somerset College offers a wide range of college courses, as well as being the largest provider of degrees in Somerset. It also has an excellent apprenticeship provision, covering the full breadth of industry sectors. For more information about studying at Somerset College please call 01823 366 331 or visit www.somerset.ac.uk
Huish Business School also offers apprenticeships in some key business areas, such as business and administration or Information and communication technology.
www.skills4somerset.org.uk - a new website offering support to secure the right people and right training for Somerset businesses