Who are Skills for Work

Skills for Work delivers employment and skills training support for adults as well as young people facing multiple barriers to employment. Our key aims are to connect local people to local sustainable jobs or into further skills training and learning.

Skills for Work also provides a range of recruitment and customised training services to meet the workplace skills needs of local employers and aims to improve skill levels in the workplace across the district.

We also provide workplace training, including vocational training and qualifications, facilitate Apprenticeship training support as well as offer Skills for Life and other bespoke training packages.

Information, advice and guidance is also available from our Matrix accredited staff which offers an individualised information service for both employers as well as individuals.

Skills for Work is part of the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council’s Department of Children's Services.

Skills for Work supports the Council’s corporate objective of "Creating a More Prosperous District" by seeking to improve the life chances and the economic well-being of all residents across the district through access to training and learning that leads to employment, progression opportunities, work experience and qualifications.

Skills for Work Policies - to view all our policies, please visit our Skills for Work website