Slough Aspire is a private-public sector led skills and training social enterprise designed to help the local community develop the right employment skills to meet the needs of Slough businesses now and in the future
In today’s knowledge economy, communities need to invest not only in the supply of skills but also in the demand for skills. Slough is no different. It is one of the most successful economies in the UK with a wealth of major international businesses and innovative SMEs.
WHAT IS SLOUGH ASPIRE?
WHAT SLOUGH NEEDS
Higher-level skills in Slough are increasingly demanded by the knowledge-based businesses. But with rising mobility and demographic change, it is no longer so simple to invest in a skilled workforce for the future.
WHAT CAN BE DONE
Actions are needed on a variety of fronts, including attracting and retaining talent, better integrating disadvantaged groups into the labour force, and upgrading the skills of existing workers.
WHAT SLOUGH ASPIRE DOES
Slough Aspire offers an exciting opportunity for local businesses to collaborate with public sector partners to ensure the local workforce has the right level of skills to meet the needs of local companies
THE ASPIRE ACTIVITY STRANDS
ASPIRE FOR SCHOOLS
Aspire for Schools aims to bring the world of work alive for young people through direct involvement from the local business community. This Strand of Slough Aspire raises aspirations and inspires young people.
ASPIRE FOR YOU
Aspire for You offers those members of the community keen to enter employment the opportunity to engage with business to learn new skills, prepare for job opportunities and gain the confidence to help them reach their potential.
ASPIRE FOR BUSINESS
Aspire for Business delivers a range of training, networking, mentoring and business development activities that nurtures the creation of new business and helps Slough's existing businesses maintain their competitiveness.
Clean, lovely environment. Lovely facility over all.