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West Lancashire College
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Workforce Development

Employer16
Developing and enhancing the skills of your workforce is key to business growth.

We are perfectly positioned to deliver training programmes that accommodate staff of all abilities and offer you the best possible return on investment. To ensure that you maximise the development of your workforce, we offer:

Professional Qualifications
As an accredited centre for a range of professional qualifications across a range of business disciplines your staff can also improve their specialised knowledge.

Small AAT
Accounting (AAT)
Financial efficiency is key to the success of any organisation no matter what the size or type of industry.

We offer a range of AAT and Sage accounting qualifications from Level 2 upwards, these qualifications are good for both staff who are new to accounting and for unqualified accounting staff who want to enhance their knowledge and skills.

These qualifications offer practical, vocational training that will turn your employees into experts and help to increase staff productivity and motivation, adding value to your business.

To find out more click HERE

Business Improvement Techniques
The competitive nature of today’s business environment means that the workforce has to be fully equipped and up to date with the relevant skills and competences. Staying one step ahead of the competition means that organisations constantly have to work to improve their working practice.

We offer Business Improvement Techniques Level 2 qualification, for people at all levels throughout the organisation, and designed to help you improve services to customers, eliminate waste and enhance the quality of your products or services.

NEBOSH
Health & Safety (NEBOSH)

We offer a range of Health & Safety training for your employees from short one day courses to the full internationally recognised NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety.  These programmes can be delivered onsite or on college premises dependant on the number of delegates.

To find out more click HERE

ILM
Leadership & Management (ILM)

It’s never been more important for organisations to develop managers, both to execute change and to lead in these uncertain times.

We offer a range of Leadership & Management qualifications that are suitable from team leader through to senior management level.  These qualifications help improve leadership and management skills, transforming individual and organisational performance.

93% of employers see a tangible increase in their managers’ capability following an ILM qualification.

To find out more click HERE

Essential Skills
Essential Skills are vital for a productive workforce and successful organisation, however research suggests that a significant number of employers have concerns about the basic skills of their staff.

Improving employee’s essential skills leads to improved workplace performance, improved customer relations and communication, enhanced team building and performance, increased opportunities for multi-skilling of staff and increased opportunities for internal promotion.

We offer essential skills in Maths and English that can be tailored to your business. We will work with your staff to develop their speaking, listening, reading, writing, and application of number, building their skills and confidence and helping to improve your overall business effectiveness.  We can also work with staff whose first language is not English (ESOL).

To find out more click HERE

Industry short courses
Designed to re-skill employees in new areas or keep you and your team up-to-date with industry developments and legislative changes.  We offer a range of industry short courses including:

  • Dementia Awareness
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Fire Marshal
  • Food Hygiene
  • Infection Control
  • Moving & Handling
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • Safe Handling of Medicines
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults

To view course information leaflets, please click HERE.

To find out more, or arrange a visit with one of our Employer Advisors, please call our Apprenticeship Team on 01695 52300 or email wlcapprenticeships@westlancs.ac.uk

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