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Careers and Enterprise Company

The Swindon & Wiltshire Enterprise Adviser Network is the local arm of the national Careers and Enterprise Company Enterprise Adviser Network working to create powerful, lasting connections between local businesses and the schools and colleges. The Network invites inspiring Enterprise Advisers (EAs) volunteers drawn from businesses who work directly with the school's leadership team to develop effective employer engagement plans.


Digisheds Smart Skills Engine is a national programme providing community spaces where people acquire the right digital skills alongside employers actively hiring entry-level staff.

Have a look at Digisheds - the masterclass series on Vimeo.
They also have a twitter feed

Fuller Working Lives

For more information about supporting older workers to develop, please review this file:

Green Labyrinth

Green Labyrinth specialises in business and professional training and education. They offer workplace learning and training through programmes to support employers and learners to undertake Apprenticeships, Professional Diplomas, maths and English qualifications, Vocational Skills  and Short Courses which help businesses and learners alike to address their skills and training needs.

Green Labyrinth are directly funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and help deliver over £1 million of skills training per year throughout Wiltshire and Gloucestershire.


Green Labyrinth


Higher Futures

This is the Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise free and impartial skills service enabling businesses to thrive and grow. The Swindon & Wiltshire Local Enterprise free and impartial skills service enabling businesses to thrive and grow. 



The Higher Futures team offers a free and impartial comprehensive skills service to employers of Swindon and Wiltshire, whether you are looking to develop your management team or recruit your first apprentice our advisers are here to help.
Our impartial and independent skills team will work with you to understand how your business works and using their in-depth knowledge of the skills and training arena will help you to find a training course, apprenticeship or recruitment solution that is right for you. We could help you to reveal your business leaders of the future and identify ways to boost efficiency.

Work Wiltshire;  Be Involved…supporting the future workforce

Be Involved is a Swindon and Wiltshire initiative that enables employers to support the employability of our young people and the future workforce.  By signing up we aim to create a directory of businesses and other organisations who pledge to work together around the following key areas across Swindon and Wiltshire: supporting local schools, supporting those with significant barriers to work, offering apprenticeships, traineeships and supported internships.

If you would like to view the pledges and get involved, please visit: