JUL 00] THE CHAMBER NEWS
Learn New Skills Over The Internet With COWEB
that provide training in Coventry and Warwickshire are being given a
boost by an initiative that will give them free help.
that help disadvantaged groups are particularly being targeted for
help by the scheme called COWEB.
by Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber, COWEB will offer small and
medium organisations access to free training on a diverse range of
project will officially launch on August 1, 2000, when companies can
use either CD ROMs or the Internet to train their staff in a variety
of specially designed interactive programmes.
include customer care and Information Technology skills, quality
management, food preparation and essential first aid training.
by the European Social Fund, COWEB is a pilot project designed to meet
and develop solutions to the training requirements of small
providing a viable alternative to releasing staff for off-site
training, this subsidised package will enable small organisations to
achieve better performance by training staff at a very low cost.
Taylor, chairman of the COWEB steering group and Tile Hill College
the colleges involved in developing this unique package over the last
year are very excited.
believe the combination of our joint expertise, and the European Union
subsidy until the end of this year will make a real difference for
companies who often struggle to find the time and funds to release
their staff for vital training. “
Colleges include Coventry Technical College, Henley College, Rugby
College, Hinckley College, North Warwickshire College, Stratford on
Avon College, Tile Hill College and Warwickshire College.
offer is only available until the end of 2000, and organisations
interested in finding out more should contact COWEB Information and
Co-ordination Officer Jane Fleming at The Chamber on 024 7665 4170 or
by e-mailing email@example.com