Skills & Human Capital

Skills & Human Capital

Skills & Human Capital

Develop skills within the Cork area to match the needs of existing and future businesses. Provide support services for the unemployed and to help maintain and expand businesses in areas of high unemployment

OBJECTIVE

ACTIONS

CONTACT (lead and partners)

Action Ref. #

Ensure that Cork’s education and skills base is aligned with the requirements of industry (FDI and indigenous)

Participate in the work of the Regional Skills Forum which brings together employers and  the further and higher education system of the region;

 

Cork ETB, CIT , UCC, IT Tralee, Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Kerry County Council, IDA, EI, Cork and Kerry LEOs

 

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Support those who are unemployed to enable them to access education, training and employment

Support the development of targeted employment initiatives at a local level

CETB, Cork City Council, Cork City Partnership, Dept of Social Protection, Cork City Partnership, SIMON and Local Enterprise Office, Cork City

 

12.2

Pilot the inclusion of social benefit clauses for public bodies

Cork City Council, Cork City Partnership, HSE, LES and other City bodies.

 

12.3

Support the implementation of national labour market activation schemes

 

Cork City Council

12.4

Support the continued delivery of the Special Initiative for Traveller Training (SITT) in the city.

 

Cork City Council, CETB, Cork City Partnership, and other relevant stakeholders.

12.5

Support the retention and growth of existing businesses and the development of new businesses in the city’s RAPID areas

Continue to implement the Northside for Business initiative

Cork City Council, LOCAL ENTERPRISE OFFICE, CORK CITY, RAPID, Plato,

Cork Urban Enterprises Ltd

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