The Business Connection

Join over 300 local business people and become a Doncaster Skills Academy volunteer.

We can provide your students with:

Raise awareness of your business to both students (your potential future workforce)

We can provide your students with:

Raise your business profile by connecting with other Doncaster businesses already involved with the Doncaster Skills Academy work

We can provide your students with:

Help to shape the local future workforce to raise awareness of the skills and qualities your industry requires and the various careers paths and opportunities available

We can provide your students with:

Be a part of supporting local young people in their development, share your own expertise and experiences to support the next generation

We can provide your students with:

Help retain young talent within the Doncaster area and contribute to the overall economic benefits this brings

We can provide your students with:

Support your local community, schools and people

We can provide your students with:

An excellent opportunity for your employees personal development via the training programme and participating in delivery of modules in schools

Read how to get involved

Case Study

Sam Kerley, Director, Solutions 4 Cleaning

"We all have choices to make daily, some are big, whilst others are small but the results of those choices influence those around us.  Blame is an easy option we choose, when we are not able to face responsibility.

It has already been identified that there is a gap between the education our students are receiving and the skills required for current roles employers are looking to fill.  We would however be guilty of contributory negligence if we choose not to do anything about it.

As a local employer, I’ve chosen to be part of the answer. 

Fortunately it wasn’t a big decision to make as the input I give is small in terms of time and yet I’ve seen the impact on the students with the information they receive is great and therefore worthwhile."

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