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Ardwick Green North
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M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
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Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

Skills Funding Agency ESF Tender Round Events

4 September 2012

 

The Skills Funding Agency is one of the main co-financing organisations managing European Social Funds in England. They have funding available for ESF Priority 2 (which focuses on developing a skilled and adaptable workforce) for the remainder of the 2007-2013 ESF Operational Programme.

The Skills Funding Agency is planning to issue invitations to tender on November 14th for the delivery of ESF funded provision to provide skills support for the workplace through apprenticeships and related workplace learning from April 2013.

The Agency will only issue invitations to tender to those organisations which are on the Register of Training Organisations on 14th November. The Agency has now re-opened the register application process. The closing date for applications is 5pm on 1st October.

Network for Europe is holding a series of briefing events in September 2012.

These events will:

  • offer an opportunity to find out more about what the Agency is intending to procure in this round
  • offer a technical guide to how to register (so that you can receive an Invitation to Tender (ITT) directly from the Agency
  • enable groups to assess if they wish to respond directly to the invitation to tender or if they could take a sub-contractor or partnership approach.

The event is only for voluntary and community sector organisations based or operating in North West. To book a place in one of the events please choose from the dates below and click the eventbrite link to register:

10 September 2012 Manchester: 2pm – 4.30pm (Venue tbc):  http://sfaesf1.eventbrite.co.uk

12 September 2012 Chester: 10am – 12.30 pm (Venue tbc):  http://sfaesf2.eventbrite.co.uk

18 September 2012 Wirral: 10am – 12.30 pm (Venue tbc):  http://sfaesf3.eventbrite.co.uk

 

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Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk