BIG LOTTERY PEOPLE & PLACES
‘BIG SKILL – hands on rural skills’
We have made an application for funding and we will be looking to provide the following:-
1. Provision of local rural skills courses providing accredited courses for unemployed young people & adults and healthy outdoor activities for adults facing disadvantages; plus additional support into accessing work or training placement
2. Train the trainers courses & accreditation framework for Rural skills providers, as well as course marketing & referral of participants and support for tasters at festivals and shows
3. Community Benefit from environmental tasks being carried out local area, as part of the on site training courses; funding going into the local economy; new opportunities for participants to gain local employment; community task force.
We will be asking prospective participants (in 2 age groups, under 25 and over 25): ‘Would you be interested in accessing a rural skills course as part of an employment scheme or as an ongoing placement?’
If, as a provider, tutor or practitioner, you are, or would be interested in, providing an on site rural skills course or a taster session at a festival, OR be interested in hosting a rural skills task as part of an accredited course, in your area, please can you email us with your name, organisation/business and contact details, along with a brief description of what you could offer, to : email@example.com