UK Sector Skills Councils. Stephan John Head of Vocational Policy. People 1st. The Sector Skills Council for the Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism industries - ensuring that the skills employers need are the skills they get. . Influencing Education & Skills. SSC.
Head of Vocational Policy
Government & Education
SSCs…”working skilfully and deftly at the interface between government & education on the one hand as well as industry & the workforce on the other.”
Pubs, bars, nightclubs
Contract food service providers
Events and conferences
Employers and Employer Bodies
Agreements between employers, Government, education and learning providers & other players
Major survey – needs and priorities
Review current provision and gaps
Funding evidence & recommendations
Collaborative training development
Delivery via New and Innovative Facilities
Delivery via The Apex of Learning Providers
Supported by employers
Presentations to schools - To provide role models in terms of career ambitionsOffer Work Experience - To highlight our working conditionsOffer Job Shadow visits - To show teachers first hand the opportunities in our industryVisits to hotel premises - To highlight range of jobs and environmentsEmployment Opportunities - Including Career pathways Employer Advisory Boards - Shape training and future graduates/employeesAssignment Presentations - Show the human face of our industry
Why Employers need to support it?
They are used to:
People1st recommends that all apprentices should be ‘employed’ in order to complete.