Skills support that’s engineered for Lancashire’s manufacturers

Lancashire’s manufacturing and engineering sector is beginning to reap the rewards of an economy that’s on its way back to full strength.

However, help is at hand in the form of Lancashire Skills Support for the Workforce (LSS) - a £5.6m funded skills programme available to manufacturing and engineering businesses in Lancashire.

For manufacturing and engineering businesses, training is available for both technical skills and qualifications, but also in other important business areas, such as team leading, finance and operations.

LSS was developed by the Lancashire LEP and Lancashire County Council and is funded by the European Social Fund.

Training firmly on track at Thornton engineering firm Thornton-based engineering firm

The firm, which repairs and maintains construction plant machinery and lifting equipment, has received help from Lancashire Skills Support for the Workforce (LSS) to enable 15 of its staff to access on-site engineering training.

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