Kirklees Employment and Skills are committed to developing life and work skills for all, enabling better employment opportunities for those who live in Kirklees. We help support businesses to access the workforce they require in order to grow and succeed. This leads to thriving businesses, an increase in earning potential and in turn an improved quality of life
Helping to grow your workforce
We support Kirklees employers to source enthusiastic and energetic employees for the future.
Our fully funded service offers tailored support to suit your business needs, meaning there's no cost involved. You can read more below on Apprenticeship opportunities, recruitment support and how we can help you upskill your workforce. If you can't find the relevant information here, complete the contact form at the bottom of this page and one of our team will be in touch to discuss your needs further.
Referrals to wider support
We also work alongside other Kirklees Council services and external third parties, to help you access the information and support you need to grow your business. Whether you are looking for help in starting up or expanding your business, need help with funding opportunities or infrastructure support, we can help broker conversations with other Council Services and external partners.
We offer a wide range of support for businesses looking to benefit from apprenticeships. This information is designed for those looking to recruit an apprentice, and those who
already employ apprentices within their business. We can provide advice on financial support, business support and recruitment support, plus much more.
We are committed to helping your business grow, and can support you to bring enthusiastic, energetic and diverse employees into your business, allowing you to build a workforce to match your ambitions.
We work closely with employers to assess the skillset within your current workforce, and identify any potential skills gaps, advising you on how these can be filled by upskilling and developing your teams.