• Skills and Training
  • Digital Skills

Welcome To Skillslocal

Skillslocal provides a ‘one-stop’ shop for business, local authorities, colleges and training providers. We are passionate about delivering skills solutions that drive productivity and economic growth. We work with a range of organisations, businesses and commissioners. We offer practical, cost efficient bespoke solutions. We work with you to understand your needs developing a clear plan of action.

We start with the end in mind and work with you to define exactly what you want to achieve from our support. We then tailor a programme that meets those needs head on, establishing a set of objectives that lead to real business benefits.

Our expert team of Associates and trainers deliver creative and innovative programmes that are results-focused, participative and memorable.

We cover areas such as skills delivery and development, funding support, partnership development and project management and we also work with a range of technology partners who we’ve hand picked.

Solutions that all help achieve efficiencies in the area of skills delivery .

Examples of our work

Skills solutions

  • Currently supporting Winning Moves (contract holder) for the Collaborate Tourism project in Leicester and Leicestershire.
  • Developed and led the delivery of 9 Priority Sector Plans on behalf of learndirect for ESF Skills for Growth Bid in D2N2 region (£990k) and several sector-specific legacy projects.
  • Conducted research report on the Visitor Economy and Retail Sector in D2N2.
  • Mapped leadership and management training and identified gaps in provision in Lancashire and D2N2.
  • Supported learndirect with several funding contracts in D2N2, Heart of the South West and Lancashire regions.
  • Previous member of Buckinghamshire LEP’s Skills and Employability Board.
  • Supported SEMTA with national LEP engagement contract for 12 months.

Examples of our work

Organisational Development

  • Supported over 30 organisations to achieve the IIP national standard.
  • Facilitated a number of consultations and supported organisations with the introduction of major transformation projects.
  • Carried out business diagnostics to identify challenges and business improvements.
  • Delivered in-house training to employers on a wide range of areas including: Performance Management, Customer Service, Management Training.
  • Delivered Digital Business Skills training to over 50 SMEs in the Sheffield City Region following successful funding application via Local Response Fund.

Meet The Team

Tracy Duggan, FCMI Assoc CIPD
Tracy Duggan, FCMI Assoc CIPDDirector, Founder
The team is led and managed by Tracy who completes all project scoping and management of client relationships. She is supported by a core team which includes Alieka Oppermans, Office Administrator. Dr Peter Gorry, IT Support and technical wizard!

In addition, we work with a number of highly experienced associates who are brought in as required, this ensures costs are kept to a minimum. All individuals bring different areas of expertise to the Skillslocal offer.

Tracy has worked in the skills, education and training sector for over 20 years and held various roles at regional and national level. She has developed a number of national training national programmes ranging from customer service to management development and a series of training and engagement workshops and conferences. She has developed and led on several national campaigns to raise awareness of training programmes, apprenticeships, qualifications and products and services across the UK to both employers and key strategic stakeholders and influencers.

Our Happy Clients