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Skills Pledge


The Skills Pledge is an organisation's voluntary public commitment to training its staff - in their own time and in their own way

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The minimum commitment that employers should make is to:

  • Actively encourage and support employees to gain the skills and qualifications that will meet the needs of the business and will support their future employability
  • Further support employees to acquire basic literacy and numeracy skills and work towards their first full Level 2 qualification
  • Demonstrably raise employees' skills and competencies to improve their organisational performance through investing in economically valuable training and development

Many companies and organisations choose to use the Skills Pledge as a starting point, going on to help employees gain wider skills and additional, higher-level qualifications.

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