Skills for Business

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The Skills for Business network is an umbrella organisation for the twenty-five Sector Skills Councils in the United Kingdom.

History[edit]

The whole set of SSCs are funded by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Sector Skills Councils[edit]

  • Skills CFA - business skills
  • People 1st - hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism www.people1st.co.uk
  • Skills for Care and Development
  • Skillsmart Retail
  • Skillset - creative industry
  • GoSkills
  • Construction Skills
  • The Institute of the Motor Industry (formerly Automotive Skills)
  • SEMTA
  • Financial Services Skills Council
  • Creative & Cultural Skills - advertising
  • Skills for Justice
  • Cogent - chemicals and pharmaceuticals
  • Skills for Health
  • Lifelong Learning UK
  • e-skills UK - IT industry
  • Skillfast-UK - fashion - closed 31 March 2010 and merged with Skillset
  • Energy and Utility Skills
  • Lantra - environment and rural
  • Improve Ltd - food and drink manufacturing
  • SkillsActive - sport
  • Proskills UK
  • SummitSkills - building services engineering (air conditioning and refrigeration, electrotechnical, heating and ventilating, and plumbing) www.summitskills.org.uk
  • Asset Skills - property management
  • Skills for Logistics
  • Government Skills - central government

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