Skills for Care bids for funding control

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Skills for Care chair Donald Hoodless has asked secretary of state for education and skills Alan Johnson to consider giving full control of ‘Train to Gain’ funding to Skills for Care. Mr Hoodless said the appropriate allocation of Train to Gain funding for employers to train staff was integral to the successful delivery of skills improvement throughout the UK. “Skills for Care has extensive experience of allocating the Train to Gain budget to social care employers throughout the south east region,” said Mr Hoodless. “It has also proven its success in allocating Training Strategy Implementation (TSI) funding to social care employers to support NVQs and induction of new staff throughout England “Skills for Care has repeatedly proven its ability to broker funds for training successfully, providing a one-stop shop supply service for care associations and enabling them to achieve their targets. “Our services particularly support the needs of smaller care providers who would otherwise struggle with th

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