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Skills and employability

Skills Launchpad Plymouth

Working in city wide partnership, Plymouth City Council has set up ‘Skills Launchpad Plymouth’ as a new virtual free one-stop-shop skills service which aims to help local people stay informed to equip themselves with the skills and confidence that they will need to play a part in the city’s future, targeting support for young people through the new Youth Hub and supporting those who are facing redundancy through the new Adult Hub. The intention is to help local people to build the skills that local employers need both today and in the future to fill the jobs. Find out more by visiting the Skills Launchpad website (opens new tab) or email the team at skillslaunchpad@plymouth.gov.uk.

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