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For business to be competitive and up to date, it is essential that employees have access to the relevant training to keep their skills current. Without properly trained employees, businesses cannot be as competitive as they might be.

The projects in the Training and Skills investment cluster were all about training, retaining and upskilling people to meet the needs of businesses now and in the future.

The projects in this investment cluster have invested in both facilities to provide training and of course the training itself.

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1 April 2006
Cornwall College: Chunks 2
Cornwall College has been awarded a priority 3.3 grant. The aim of the project is to widen participation in higher education through the promotion, development and delivery of flexible, higher level, stand alone modules of and full Foundation Degrees. The project will be targeted at 1500 beneficiaries including SMEs and their employees and the wider community to include unemployed people, those wishing to embark on a career change and those returning to education.

Grant of £1,000,000 from ESF towards a £3,030,314 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Cornwall College on 01726 226526.

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1 April 2006
BSC (Building Sustainability in Cornwall)
Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust has been awarded a priority 3.2 grant. This project will train people in sustainable building skills and will support SME expansion.

Grant of £155,700 from ESF towards a £449,694 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Paul Bright on 01726 68654.

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1 April 2006
Project & Business Development Manager Clay TAWC
Clay Training and Work Centre (TAWC) has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. The Clay Training and Work Centre (TAWC) in St Dennis was established in 2000 to provide a venue for delivery of education, training, conferences, community internet access etc. The various functions and delivery partner are co-ordinated by a part time centre manager. This project will enable the centre manager to go full time to enhance the facilities.

Grant of £41,650 from ERDF towards a £83,650 project. This project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact The Clay Training and Work Centre on 01726 828130.

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1 April 2006
Poltair Hair and Beauty
Cornwall College has been awarded a priority 4.1 grant. This project creates a training facility with Poltair Schools for vocational training in hair and beauty for 100 14-16 years olds from Poltair & Penrice Schools. It will also be used by after school clubs and in evening and weekends as a community learning venue.

Grant of £25,184 from ERDF towards a £50,367 project. This project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Cornwall College on 01726 226526.

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1 April 2006
Caradon Rural Outreach Project
Caradon District Council has been awarded a priority 4.8 grant. This is a pilot project from the ODPM to deliver the e-innovation programme. It will create 11 virtual training areas and deliver training via video conferencing.

Grant of £63,752 from ERDF towards a £138,570 project. This project will benefit the Caradon district. For further information please contact Caradon District Council on 01579 341000.


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1 October 2005
Cornwall College: SME Skills in Applied Zoology
Cornwall College have been awarded a priority 5.4 grant. The project employed a facilitator to develop and support continuing professional development (CPD), higher level skills and knowledge transfer in Applied Zoology for SME's and other organisations working in the natural environment sector.

Grant of £126,829 from ESF towards a £317,073 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Lisa Hodgson on 01209 616472.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall College: Women in Management Research 3
Cornwall College have been awarded a priority 3.5 grant. The project funded a programme of research to identify the causes of women in professional and senior management positions and to make recommendations on actions required to redress this imbalance.

Grant of £38,830 from ESF towards a £90,303 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Lisa Hodgson on 01209 616472.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall LIAG
Cornwall & Devon Careers have been awarded a priority 3.3 grant. The project funded promotion of lifelong learning through an independent careers information, advice & guidance service.

Grant of £215,479 from ESF towards a £430,959 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Rita Watkins/Clare Sandercott on 01566 777672.

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1 October 2005
Cornwall Union Learning Network
South West TUC has been awarded a priority 3.3 grant. The project funded the Cornwall Union Learning Network to support the existing network of Union Learning Reps (ULRs), work with trade unions and employers to train and support new ULRs in SMEs, develop ULRs to work with business clusters and manage a training subsidy available to SMEs.

Grant of £248,096 from ESF towards a £750,400 project. The project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Geoff Hale on 01209 611604.

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1 October 2005
Creative Skills Consortium: Social Enterprise 2a
Cornwall Arts Centre Trust Ltd have been awarded a priority 3.2 grant. The project provided higher level support and advice.

Grant of £160,823 from ESF towards a £473,153 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Creative Skills Consortium on 01872 273344.

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1 October 2005
Creative Skills: Skills Fund
Cornwall Arts Centre Trust Ltd have been awarded a priority 1.7 grant. The project enabled the Creative Skills team to deliver a flexible and responsive skills fund for the creative industries sector.

Grant of £280,744 from ESF towards a £758,768 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Mr Ross Williams 01872 223566.

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1 October 2005
LSC Co-financing Phase 4
LSC have been awarded a priority 1.7 & 3.2 grant. The project delivered a learning programme of activities including management development and lifelong learning to promote and demonstrate the value of learning as an investment.

Grant of £2,725,380 from ESF towards a £7,271,637 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Mary Graves on 01752 754118.

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1 October 2005
LSC Co-Financing Plan Phase 5
Devon & Cornwall LSC have been awarded a priority 1.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 & 3.5 grant. The project is the fifth phase of the Measure Level Plan involving a number of activities to build on and complement earlier work.

Grant of £4,981,683 from ESF towards a £15,263,680 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Joanne Bendall on 01752 754121.

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1 October 2005
National Lobster Hatchery Research/Leisure facility
The National Lobster Hatchery has been awarded a priority 5.3 grant. The project assisted The Lobster Hatchery in becoming industrial partners with Cornwall College, University of Plymouth and the Blue Reef Aquarium to assist with the delivery of a foundation Degree in Marine Aquaculture.

Grant of £17,500 from ERDF towards a £35,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Dylan Taylor on 01841 533877.

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1 October 2005
Riches 4 Young Women Research
Cornwall Education Business Partnership have been awarded a priority 3.5 grant. The project researched reasons why young women find careers in electronics unattractive and researched appropriate pedagogy, projects and topics that interest them.

Grant of £39,000 from ESF towards a £97,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact David Smith on 01872 323420.

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1 October 2005
Rosewarne Technology Transfer Centre Duchy College
Duchy College have been awarded a priority 4.4 grant. The project funded construction and equipped a technology transfer centre for the Agricultural and Horticultural industry in Cornwall.

Grant of £92,497 from EAGGF towards a £271,993 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Duchy College on (01209) 611611.

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1 October 2005
Saltash College: Phase II Development
Cornwall College have been awarded a priority 3.6 grant. The project continued the development and upgrade of Saltash College's facilities, through the refurbishment of an existing building and the construction of a new building.

Grant of £437,453 from ERDF towards a £1,458,175 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Cornwall College Head Office on 01726 67911/ Lisa Hodgson on 01209 616472.

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1 October 2005
Sea Fish Industry Authority: Safety Training
SFIA have been awarded a priority 4.7 grant. The project funded safety training for all Cornish fishermen.

Grant of £30,000 from FIFG towards a £40,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Clare Leverton on 01872 270333.

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1 October 2005
Women Into Management
Cornwall Youth Service have been awarded a priority 3.5 grant. The project funded support for women to achieve higher level NVQ professional qualifications and assisted them into quality employment.

Grant of £44,288 from ESF towards a £111,300 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact Cornwall Youth Service on 01872 322467.

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25 August 2005
Polsue Farm Barns
Ian and Susan Chinn have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project concerns the conversion of traditional farm buildings to form a high quality restaurant / kitchen combined training facility with accommodation on site.

Grant of £140,535 from EAGGF towards a £702,675 project. This project benefits the Restormel district. For further information please contact Susan Chinn on 01726 843686.

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23 November 2004
South West Rural Enterprise Gateway
Business Link have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant to provide comprehensive assistance and support to clusters of rural, land based agricultural, businesses in the South West. The aim is to facilitate people obtaining the skills and information to develop their farming businesses and find solutions to business problems in a rapidly changing economic and policy climate

Grant of £250,821 from EAGGF towards a £501,642 project. For further information please contact Business Link, Tel 0845 600 9966.

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18 June 2004
Early Years Centre
Camborne College has been awarded a Priority 3.6 grant towards the building of a new childcare centre and training facility for the childcare sector.

Grant of £458,000 from ERDF towards a £1,144,000 project. For further information please contact Sarah Plant, Tel 01209 616100.

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20 April 2004
Stithians Lake Activity Centre
South West Lakes Trust has been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant to invest in a new facility that will increase training opportunities in the water sports industry.

Grant of £310,000 from ERDF towards a £883,656 project. For further information please contact Jason Clark, Deborah Clark & Associates, Tel 01872 276276.

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15 April 2004
Pendeen Parish Members Institute Project
Pendeen Parish Members Institute has been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant to create a new multi-purpose community facility that will be used to deliver integrated and co-ordinated training education, employment and health advice.

Grant of £106,142 from ERDF towards a £284,563 project. For further information please contact Ruth Rodda 01736 787735.

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15 April 2004
Empower
Truro College has been awarded a Priority 3.5 grant to raise awareness among young women of the benefits of higher level training and opportunities for career progression and self-employment.

Grant of £255,178 from ESF towards a £593,328 project. For further information please contact Mel Colton-Dyer, Tel 01872 242702.

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23 January 2004
Truro Early Excellence Centre
Truro Nursery School has been awarded a Priority 3.6 grant to increase the size of existing building to enable the Early Excellence Centre to train & support childminders and early years practitioners. It will also provide training opportunities for those who wish to start a career as a childminder and support during the process of registration as a qualified childminder.

Grant of £35,000 from ERDF towards a £184,485 project. For further information please contact Carol Kimberley, Truro Early Excellence Centre, Tel: 01872 274693.

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24 October 2003
Mullion Youth and Community Centre
Mullion Youth Club Committee has been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant to completely refurbish and transform the old youth club.

Grant of £101,052 from ERDF towards a £304,931 project. For further information please contact Alex Lake, South Kerrier IAP team, 01326 241538.

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4 April 2003
Creative Skills Consortium
Cornwall Arts Centre Trust Ltd have been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant to extend a project to develop the skills of people working within the Creative Industries.

Grant of £286,673 from ESF towards a £762,052 project. For further information please contact Jane Sutherland, Creative Skills Consortium, on 01872 273 344.

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8 November 2002
Joint Venturing in Dairy Farming
The University of Exeter has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to conduct a feasibility study into aspects of joint venturing by dairy farmers in Cornwall.

Grant of £44,230 from EAGGF towards a £88,460 project. For further information please contact John Hambly, Research Fellow at the Centre for Rural Research, on 07734 478 983.

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30 August 2002
Upgrading Horticultural Teaching Facilities
Duchy College Rosewarne Campus has been awarded a Priority 4.4 grant towards a glasshouse teaching facility for horticulture students.

Grant of £113,065 from EAGGF towards a £226,130 project. For further information please contact Sarah Stevens at Duchy College on 01209 722 117.

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16 August 2002
COAST
Newquay for Excellence Training have been successful in obtaining a Priority 3.2 grant towards COAST (Creating Opportunity and Adaptability in Skills Training), a project which will offer tailor-made training courses when and where Newquay employers want and at a subsidised cost.

Grant of £247,720 from ESF towards a £550,490 project. For further information please contact Ruth Vincent, Newquay for Excellence Training on 01637 871 067

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18 April 2002
Roche Family Learning Centre
A project to establish a lifelong learning centre, refurbishing redundant buildings to provide community-based training facilities complemented by child care provision and early year’s education. This is a Restormel Regeneration Partnership IAP project under Priority 4.8.

Grant of £63,008 from ERDF towards a £197,847 project. For further information contact Katrina Waters on 01726 623 735.

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1 March 2002
Centre of Special Needs and Rural Studies at Duchy College
Cornwall College has been awarded a Priority 3.6 ERDF grant to create a new purpose-built facility to provide better access to learning opportunities for students with special needs.

Grant of £380,000 from ERDF towards a £949,000 project. For further information please contact Steve Parsons, Principal, Duchy College on 01579 372222.

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13 December 2001
Safety Training for Cornish Fishermen
The Sea Fish Industry Authority has been awarded a Priority 4.7 grant to improve safety on fishing vessels in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Grant of £149,250 from FIFG towards a £199,000 project. For further information please contact Mr Ken Arkley, Sea Fish Industry Authority, on 0131 558 3331.

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7 December 2001
Creative Skills Consortium (CSC)
Cornwall Arts Centre Trust has been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant for a project to provide Cornwall's creative industries with a huge boost aimed at developing and improving performance. The CSC will be run be the Cornwall Arts Centre Trust in partnership with more than 25 other arts organisations across Cornwall.

Grant of £329,950 from ESF for £733,318 project. For further information contact Ross Williams on 01872 223566

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7 September 2001
Vocational and Short Courses Scheme
Duchy College has been awarded a Priority 4.4 grant for a project to train 16,000 farmers and farm workers. The innovative project will provide technical and development programmes for people working in all land-based industries. Employers will be able to claim wage subsidies while their employees are on development programmes. Grants will also be available to contribute to the cost of employing relief workers while participants are attending training events. The six-year project is expected to provide training for 16,000 people and benefit 5,000 businesses

Grant of 1,305,812 from EAGGF for £3,480,827 project. Contact Dr. Phil Le Grice, Director of Trials and Research, Duchy College, Stoke Climsland, Callington. Tel 01579 372222, Fax 01579 372200 for further information.

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13 August 2001
Cornwall Union Learning Centre
South West TUC has been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant for a project aimed at tackling skills shortages in the County be helping 1,000 people back into education and training.

Grant of £163,835 from ESF for £371,892 project. For further information contact Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on 01872 276276.

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10 August 2001
Isles of Scilly Learning Centre
The Council for the Isles of Scilly have been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant towards the setting up of IT Learning Centres on the 5 inhabited islands. The funding will enable the Islands to offer tutorial and outreach support connected with Further & Higher Education provision on the mainland.

Grant of £124,015 from ESF towards a £218,015 project. For further information contact Lesley Hopkins on
lopkins@scilly.gov.uk

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23 July 2001
Woodworks Two
Silvanus Trust has been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant for a project aimed at creating 40 new jobs within the Forestry and Wood Using sector over the next two years.

Grant of £100,000 from ESF for £233,000 project. For further information contact Sarah Young at Silvanus Trust, on 01566 775554

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18 June 2001
Creating Cornish Prosperity
Cornwall Enterprise has been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant. The project is working with St Austell Brewery to provide business counselling and vocational qualifications for those working in the licensed trade.

Grant of £502,938 from ESF for £1,146,838 project. For further information see media release from same date.

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8 June 2001
PEBBLE
Cornwall Education Business Partnership has been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant for a project to encourage students to keep learning once they leave education and enter employment.

Grant of £198,500 from ESF for £520,500 project.

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21 May 2001
Blunging House
Pentreath Industries has been awarded a Priority 4.8 grant for a project aims to convert an old china clay blunging house to increase the level of training space.

Grant of £16,328 from ERDF for £36,284 project. For further information see media release from same date.

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12 April 2001
Training for Marine Engineering
Cornwall College has been awarded a Priority 1.7 grant for a project to expand vocational and higher education training in sector.

Grant of £755,570 from ESF for £1,679,337 project. See press release from same date for more information.

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12 April 2001
Multimedia
Cornwall College has been awarded a Priority 1.7 grant for project to develop higher education training in sector, including digital broadcasting.

Grant of £258,527 from ESF for £574,511 project. See press release from same date for more information.

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19 March 2001
BEEI (Business Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Innovation) Cornwall
Cornwall Education Business Partnership was awarded a Priority 3.2 grant for a project to inspire and develop skills of 9,100 Cornish students making the transition from education to work.

Grant of £275,635 from ESF for £717,735 project. Contact David Smith on 01872 323420 for further information.

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15 March 2001
Modern Apprentices for All
PROSPER has been awarded a Priority 3.3 grant. The project aims to provide on-the-job training, leading to NVQ qualifications for 2,000 employees working for small and medium businesses.

Grant of £1,624,568 from ESF for £3,857,313 project. See media release from same date for further information.

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1 March 2001
Childminders Mean Business
National Childminding Association has been awarded a Priority 3.5 grant to raise the standards of childcare.

Grant of £75,796 from ESF for £168,436 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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1 March 2001
Potential Through Childcare
National Childminding Association has been awarded a Priority 3.5 grant The project sets out to put in place high quality affordable childminding which will give parents the confidence they need in childcare to return to work or study and self-employed childminders the recognition they need as professional carers running a small business.

Grant of £40,666 from ESF for £89,009 project. See media release from same date for further information.

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1 March 2001
Falmouth Maritime Build & Train
Cornwall College has been awarded a Priority 3.1 grant towards a project for providing formal training and on-the-job experience at National Maritime Museum Cornwall for 12 building trainees.

Grant of £224,504 from ESF for £498,986 project. For further details contact Vanessa Robson at Cornwall College on 01209 611611.

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23 February 2001
Skills for Dynamic Agriculture
PROSPER have been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant towards a project for providing the technical, management and business skills necessary to re-engineer agriculture in Cornwall.

Grant of £799,328 from ESF towards a £1,776,285 projects.