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Local Skills Development

Coupling the needs of local employers with the skills of talented local young people.  

Skills Strategy and local priorities headlines include: :

  • 580 students have participated and progressed to positive destinations on the Career Ready programme
  • 359 unique employers have supported the programme with our most recent intake of mentors supported by 23 ex-Franklin Career Ready students
  • Over 95% of our student's progress onto positive destinations
  • Working with over 200 employers and universities to provide a curriculum that is relevant to local employment opportunities and supports local skills priorities
  • More than 150 work experience opportunities available
  • 91% Level 2 students attended work experience placement in the community
  • Supported at a strategic level by an Enterprise Advisor from Forrester Boyd
  • New for September 2023 our Mental Health Academy in partnership with Navigo