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Skills Support for Redundancy

Are you facing redundancy?

Are you facing redundancy, or have you been made redundant within the last three months?

The Skills Support for Redundancy (SSR) programme can provide you with access to funded skills training,
retraining and careers guidance to help you get back into employment.

What’s on Offer?

  • Functional skills: help and encouragement to thrive in new workplaces or roles and develop qualifications in English, Maths and ICT
  • Upskill for workplace success: training and advice in a wide range of vocational subjects that best prepare you to move forward in your chosen career or retrain within your existing business
  • Career progression training: developing higher level skills to take you to the next step in your career, such as leadership and management or supervisory skills training
  • For organisations with +20 employees: we will work with the Department for Work and Pensions, your Local Enterprise Partnership and the National Careers Service to provide you with the best possible support

Sector switch

Have you been made redundant in last 3 months? Are you looking to work in a new sector? The Skills Support for Redundancy programme is here to help you.

Explore construction, health and social care, digital and warehousing and find out what transferable skills you have to succeed in your next role.

Who’s eligible?

Individuals taking up funded training* through SSR must be:

  • Legally resident in the UK
  • Able to take paid employment in the UK
  • Employed and at risk of redundancy, or unemployed within the last three months due to redundancy
  • Aged 16 or above

*other eligibility criteria may apply


Find out more

We tailor our service to meet your needs: our dedicated Partnership Coordinators work with you to identify the best sources of support and training to help you achieve your goals.

A wide range of training is on offer. To find out more about the support available, email the Serco skills team today on [email protected] or visit their website for more information.


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