The Teesworks Skills Academy supports employers and investors in Teesworks to recruit a skilled workforce locally.

With unique access to employment and training providers, the Teesworks Skills Academy helps recruit and train the best local talent at no cost to your business.

The Teesworks Skills Academy has the overriding goal to deliver a seamless service to businesses on the Teesworks site, specifically to:​

  • Support recruitment of new staff, by identifying and supplying available local people with the correct skills, competencies and qualifications for vacancies in your business.​
  • Provide tailored training in line with your business requirements, using a network of training partners, to deliver prerequisite skills for new employees, to gain access to pipeline job roles and/or upskilling of existing employees.​​ 

Why work with us?

People – we have a database of more than 4,000 local people, with a wide range of skills, who want to work on Teesworks.  We link your business with this local talent and ensure they are equipped with the prerequisite skills, competencies and qualifications to benefit your business. 

Funding –  we have access to and knowledge of a broad range of funding sources to support industry with the recruitment and upskilling of current staff.  

Social value –  we can support you to work with local schools, colleges, businesses and communities​to help raise the profile of your business and support local people on their career journey.  We can help you in providing work experience and industry placements for students in Tees Valley, giving you early access to your workforce of the future.  

Further Training –  we can also help with identifying your current training needs and the best route to upskill your current staff using a wide range of training mechanisms including, but not limited to, apprenticeships, higher education and commercial training. 

How to get Involved

Does this sound like a match for what your business needs? We want to hear about your plans for the future. 

Contact the Teesworks Skills Academy team to find out more about:

  • Our offering
  • How we can help support recruitment for future job vacancies you have either now or in the future
  • How we can support your training requirements

Get in touch

Skills Academy Development Manager
Neil Young
M: 07341029243

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