An update has been provided to us to forward onto our members.
The requirements of this fund could be applied to work very well for ‘clusters’ wishing to pilot, develop or establish a ‘getting into work’, ‘getting productive’ or traineeship type programmes in Fashion & Textiles. Guidance on how formal traineeships work can be found here. The fund could also work for internships
This fund is available across Creative Skillset’s sectors so we expect a high number of applicants and would suggest you apply as soon as you can.
Effective use of the fund
This is an excellent way to bridge people with entry level skills into the industry or could be a programme by which to improve their productivity.
Deadlines and payment
There is a rolling monthly application deadline up until December 2015.
The first deadline was this Friday 2nd July with a schedule of the following dates in the attached document.
Applications are assessed monthly by a senior and sector relevant internal panel.
All programmes must be delivered by January 2016 and evidence submitted by February 2016.
Payment terms are arrears but reporting structures can be embedded.
For further information please download this attachment.
If you have any technical queries about this fund please contact [email protected]