The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is committed to giving local people the skills and training they need to improve their life chances and drive inclusive regional growth. We are working with local businesses to understand their skills needs and to identify the most prominent skills gaps across our three regional sub economies.
The Combined Authority continues to prioritise ways to upskill and train local people, including supporting the establishment of a new University in Peterborough with skills offers driven by local employer demand in both public and private sectors, encouraging and growing apprenticeships, and by working to increase employer demand.
The Combined Authority understands the unique circumstances of local people, employers, communities and the suppliers of education and training including independent training providers, Further Education Colleges and local authorities. We want to support learners and their families in aspiration.
Our goal is to:
We believe that every school, college, and provider within our area can achieve a high standard of delivery for careers education, information, advice, and guidance (CEIAG).Find out more
Labour Market Information is a key part of our insight into which sectors are most in need of skilled workforce, and which career paths are most needed in the region as a wholeFind out more
Skills Advisory Panels (SAP) are local partnerships that work to identify and address local skills priorities. They aim to strengthen the link between employers and skills providers.Find out more
We encourage employers and training providers to work together to provide high quality apprenticeships for people in our region.Find out more
We have provided a range of Covid Support packages to boost the job market after Covid-19Find out more
A new £30 million university set to open its doors in 2022Find out more
Extra £20 million of Government funding could be used to boost ARU Pe…
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Improved targeting of adult education budget to low skill areas approv…
£40,000 boost for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mid-life MOT trial