Skills and talent
Access to a skilled workforce
We can help your business thrive in Hertfordshire. You’ll have access to stable local workforce and a growing pool of highly skilled and qualified talent, plus a pipeline of graduates from University of Hertfordshire. The county has a highly skilled workforce with a strong construction, advanced manufacturing and digital tech skills base.
The University of Hertfordshire works with local businesses to help them plan for their future skills needs, offering relevant courses that support both smart construction and agri-tech.
Further Education support comes from West Herts and Oaklands Colleges, empowering the next generation of talent, meaning businesses have access to a skilled and educated workforce now and in the future.
We’re working together to develop a joint action plan that will boost the education offer and local skills development, so that the people and skills you need are here, to help the drive productivity of your business.
One stop shop for talent
Powered by Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, HOP is the premier gateway for employers to:
- Build a future talent pipeline and upskill employees
- Find apprentices and provide work experience
- Source skills development and professional qualification programmes.
Join other ambitious employers including Aecom and Willmott Dixon who are driving growth, with high quality apprenticeships, graduate work experience and career progression opportunities in Hertfordshire.
Supply Chain Sustainability School
The platform offers online and offline training and networking, and is driven by over 100 key Partners in the built environment, including clients, contractors and key suppliers.
The School is for everybody working or aspiring to work in construction, facilities management, homes or infrastructure across England, Scotland and Wales and covers waste efficiency; climate change and carbon; fairness, inclusion and respect; offsite and MMC, and labour exploitation.Register today and see how you can gain a competitive advantage, deliver what your clients want and make a real difference to your business.
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