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Employment and Training Initiatives in Tameside

The Council is committed to attracting new jobs to the area through it's inward investment programme and works in partnership with other agencies to:

  • Promote the development of learning communities
  • Ensure local people have access to lifelong learning and training opportunities
  • Provide local people with opportunities to gain skills needed for employment in growth industries
  • Ensure residents benefit from employment opportunities created within the Borough

Current Employment and Training Initiatives


Title Brief Description Web Link
Modern Apprenticeships The council runs a Modern Apprenticeship scheme for young people aged 16-21, with an annual recruitment. Tameside MBC Apprenticeships
Help with moving from benefits to work GOV.UK pages on the support available from Jobcentre Plus to get people into work. Help with moving from benefits to work - GOV.UK Link to External Website
Training in Tameside Information on training programmes from across the borough and detailed descriptions of local training venues.  Details of future pre-recruitment courses will be held on this website, training individuals in the skills required to gain employment in the modern workplace. Training in Tameside
Employment and Skills Tameside Council’s Employment and Skills team connects employers and skills providers with young people and adults looking for work and learning opportunities. Employment and Skills