Skills deal agreed to provide targeted funding for apprenticeships and upskilling

Mayor Andy Street with Education Secretary Damian Hinds and Dudley College chief executive Lowell Williams
The Government has agreed a skills deal for the West Midlands worth up to £69m that will provide targeted funding to address specific local problems. The agreement with the West Midlands Combined Authority targets digital and technical skills, job opportunities and productivity across the region. It will provide support for upskilling and retraining, as well as supporting young people. The West Midlands Combined Authority will invest £20m and the Government will co-fund the new skills deal, alongside employer funding. ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...