Skills Advisory Group

The purpose of the Skills Advisory Group (SAG) is to provide a strategic, joined up, holistic LEP view and input to skills issues and to deliver solutions where possible. These include funding opportunities, new projects and government priorities such as apprenticeship reforms and Area Reviews.

Group membership

The membership of the group is made up as follows:

  • Chair: Graham Razey, East Kent College
  • SELEP Skills Lead
  • 1 skills rep per Upper Tier Local Authority
  • 1 rep per Employment and Skills Board (ESB) if different to the above
  • Sussex Council of Training Providers
  • Essex Provider Network
  • Kent Association of Training Organisations
  • Sussex Coast College
  • Federation of Essex Colleges rep
  • 1 College rep form Kent and Medway

Additional representatives are to be sought from the following sectors in the coming months:

  • 2 university reps from U9 group
  • Voluntary sector rep
  • Schools rep

The Skills advisory group meets on a bi-monthly basis.