Extra funding and flexibilities for apprenticeships, traineeships, level 2 and 3 qualifications for 18-19-year-olds for an extra year in learning, a new Kickstart scheme, an all adult level 3 entitlement, a lifelong learning loan entitlement, and the expansion of digital bootcamps.
On 8 July the Treasury announced the second phase of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a targeted Plan for Jobs. In a further announcement on the 29 September Boris Johnson outlined an expansion of post-18 education and training.
These initiatives include extra funding and flexibilities for:
The Lifetime Skills Guarantee is one of the Government's latest initiatives announced by the Prime Minister in September 2020, aimed at boosting productivity and helping the country build back better from coronavirus.
Digital boot camps provide short, employer-led, flexible training courses for adults.