Recruitment and training

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"Nurturing our future and current workforce"

Invest Newark & Sherwood recognise that the key success of any business is the competitive advantage created by its employees. The district offers an adaptable, flexible, multi-skilled and cost-effective workforce.  

Newark and Sherwood has a dedicated Employment and Skills Group that brings together delivery partners to support individuals that are out of work to secure suitable employment; support employers with their recruitment and skills needs and link education with business to help mould our future workforce.  

If you have any employment and skills related queries please do not hesitate to contact the Invest Newark & Sherwood Team.

D2N2 Skills Boot Camps

Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses that aim to help prospective employees develop sector-specific skills to fast-track them into work with a local employer.

As part of the Department for Education’s £2.5 billion ‘National Skills Fund’, courses in in digital, green skills, construction, transport, and more are available at Levels 2, 3, 4 and above.

Find out more about the skills boot camps on the D2N2 website.

Nottingham City Libraries

Nottinghamshire Business & IP Centre offer a package of free business support, including workshops, webinars, and the ‘Fit for Business’ scheme. Support is available to start-up business owners, entrepreneurs, and inventors across Nottinghamshire.

To find out more about the BIPC, and for a full list of their events, go to the BIPC Nottinghamshire webpage

Inspire - Learning Support and IT recruitment

Inspire offer free staff development in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The training can be accredited or non-accredited and tailored to your need. To register your interest go to Inspire’s online form

Inspire are also looking to work with local IT businesses to help them recruit freshly qualified new employees in Coding or User Experience & User Interface. Complete Inspire’s online form to register your interest.

Government support

Search the business support page for free government business support to train new employees or upskill current staff. This includes T-Level incentives and Skills Boot Camps on a variety of subjects such as Digital, Green Skills and HGV driver training.

Contact Us

Invest Newark & Sherwood
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY

01636 655260/01636 655277