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Working Together

Enhancing the West of England's Workforce


Digital Skills for Businesses

Workforce for the Future is a free service that will help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to identify and address their skills needs, by upskilling and retraining employees, or supporting them to source and bring in new staff to drive their business forwards. The programme is part of the Workforce for the Future programme and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).


By registering interest with UWE Bristol you will not only benefit from our digital expertise, analysis & training, but also have an opportunity to access free support in other areas from a range of West of England project partners including the WECA (West of England Combined Authority) Growth Hub. 

Skills Bootcamps

Skills Bootcamps cover topics such as Digital Marketing, Project Management, Data Science & AI and User Experience Design help individuals to secure new or better employment and are free to register for residents based in the West of England.


Clean Growth Skills for Businesses

Skills for Clean Growth provides free support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West of England to develop the skills, knowledge and networks needed to reduce their carbon emissions and the environmental impact of their operations.


The programme is part of the Workforce for the Future programme and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). Alongside Skills for Clean Growth, SMEs can access other support from expert partners.

Please visit the West of England Combined Authority Growth Hub. 

Green Skills for Individuals

Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship aims to empower young people in the West of England with skills and knowledge to work in the flourishing green sector.

The partnership between UWE Bristol, Black South West Network and NatWest offers training, entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for 18-28 year olds, with a focus on participation from Black and Asian and ethnically diverse young people.

Topics will include sustainable energy, innovation and carbon neutral building, in addition to leadership skills and progression to further training or business coaching or an internship upon completion of the course.

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