- Facilitate the effective access of unemployed people in the region, and particularly those most disadvantaged, into the labour market.
- Provide a learning environment which supports employers to develop a highly competent workforce and individuals to pursue skills development.
- Enhance the adaptability of workers in the region to the process of change, with particular focus on those likely to find difficulty in transition or in acquiring appropriate skills.
The objectives of Lancashire LSC Co-financing plan are to support activities that:
- Lead to an increase in participation in learning by young people and adults.
- Increase achievements by young people and adults.
- Build the capacity of the local learning infrastructure, including within local communities.
- Increase the number of employers committed to improving the skills of their employees.
LSC Lancashire’s co-financing activities cover the whole county of Lancashire, which incorporates the 14 local authority areas of Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre.