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Constituency Casework: Training

Published Monday, March 7, 2016

This note provides Members of Parliament and their staff with information related to frequently asked questions from constituents about training.

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This note provides Members of Parliament and their staff with information related to frequently asked questions from constituents about training.

Training and skills are devolved policy areas and this note refers mainly to schemes and policies operating in England.

The key sources of funding for training are outlined, and the types of courses that are fully-funded by government are identified.

Government support for apprenticeships is explained, and some key advice for prospective apprentices and employers of apprentices is provided.

The key schemes to provide training to unemployed people are also outlined, including Sector based work academies and aspects of the Work Programme.

Finally, some other useful sources of advice and assistance for people seeking training are included.

Commons Briefing papers SN05444

Author: Jeanne Delebarre

Topics: Adult education, Employment schemes, Further education, Students, Unemployment

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