Skills sector development agency

List of Sector Skills Councils (SSCs)

Contact details for licensed SSCs are listed below. Click on the SSC name to view more detailed information on the sectors covered by each organisation, in addition to a brief profile.

SSC

Contact

Asset Skills

Sector: Property services, housing, cleaning services, waste removal and facilities management

Post

Asset Skills

2 The Courtyard

48 New North Road

Exeter

Devon

EX4 4EP

Tel 01392 423 399

Email enquiries@assetskills.org

Web www.assetskills.org

Automotive Skills

Sector: The retail motor industry

Post

Automotive Skills

93 Newman Street

London

W1T 3DT

Tel 020 7436 6373

Email info@automotiveskills.org.uk

Web www.automotiveskills.org.uk

Cogent

Sector: Chemical, nuclear, oil and gas, petroleum and polymer industries

Post

Cogent

Unit 5, Mandarin Court

Centre Park

Warrington

WA1 1GG

Tel 01925515200

Email info@cogent-ssc.com

Web www.cogent-ssc.com

ConstructionSkills

Sector: Construction

Post

CITB-ConstructionSkills

Bircham Newton

Kings Lynn

Norfolk

PE31 6RH

Tel 01485 577 577

Email information.centre@citb.co.uk

Web www.constructionskills.net

Creative & Cultural Skills

Sector:

Advertising, crafts, cultural heritage, design, The Arts and music.

Post

Creative & Cultural Skills

4th Floor

Lafone House

The Leathermarket

Weston Street

London

SE1 3HN

Tel 020 7015 1800

info@ccskills.org.uk

Web www.ccskills.org.uk

Energy & Utility Skills

Sector: Electricity, gas, waste management and water industries

Post

Energy & Utility Skills

Friars Gate Two

1011 Stratford Road

Shirley

Solihull

West Midlands

B90 4BN

Tel 0845 077 9922

Email enquiries@euskills.co.uk

Web www.euskills.co.uk

e-skills UK

Sector:

Information Technology and Telecommunications and the lead body for Contact Centres on behalf of the Skills for Business network

Post

e-skills UK

1 Castle Lane

London

SW1E 6DR

Tel 020 7963 8920

Email info@e-skills.com

Web www.e-skills.com

Financial Services Skills Council

Sector: Financial services industry

Post

Financial Services Skills Council

51 Gresham Street

London

EC2V 7HQ

Tel 020 7216 7366

Email info@fssc.org.uk

Web www.fssc.org.uk

GoSkills

Sector: Passenger transport

Post

GoSkills

Concorde House

Trinity Park

Solihull

West Midlands

B37 7UQ Tel 0121 635 5520

Email info@goskills.org

Web www.goskills.org

Government Skills

Sector:

Central Government

Post

Government Skills SSC Secretariat

c/o Cabinet Office

Admirality Arch

The Mall

London SW1A 2WH

Tel 020 7276 1611

Email info@government-skills.x.gsi.gov.uk Web

www.government-skills.gov.uk

Improve Ltd

Sector: Food and drink manufacturing and processing

Post

Improve Ltd

Ground Floor

Providence House

2 Innovation Close

Heslington

York

YO10 5ZF

Tel

0845 644 0448

Web www.improveltd.co.uk

Email info@improveltd.co.uk

Lantra

Sector: Environmental and land-based industries

Post

Lantra

Lantra House

Stoneleigh Park

Nr Coventry

Warwickshire

CV8 2LG

Tel 024 7669 6996

Email connect@lantra.co.uk

Web www.lantra.co.uk

Lifelong Learning UK

Sector:

Employers who deliver and/or support the delivery of lifelong learning

Post

Lifelong Learning UK

5th Floor

St Andrew’s House

18-20 St Andrew Street

London

EC4A 3AY

Tel 0870 757 7890

Email enquiries@lifelonglearninguk.org

Web

www.lifelonglearninguk.org

People 1st

Sector: Hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism

Post

People 1st

2nd Floor

Armstrong House

38 Market Square

Uxbridge

Middlesex

UB8 1LH

Tel 0870 060 2550

Email info@people1st.co.uk

Web www.people1st.co.uk

Proskills UK

Sector: Process and manufacturing industries

Post

Proskills UK Ltd

Centurion House

85B Milton Park

Abingdon

Oxon

OX14 4RY

Tel 01235 833844

Email info@proskills.co.uk

Web www.proskills.co.uk

SEMTA

Sector: Science, engineering and manufacturing technologies

Post

SEMTA

14 Upton Road

Watford

Hertfordshire

WD18 0JT

Tel 01923 238 441

Email infodesk@semta.org.uk

Web www.semta.org.uk

Skillfast-UK

Sector: Apparel, footwear and textiles and related businesses industry

Post

Skillfast-UK

Richmond House

Lawnswood Business Park

Redvers Close

Leeds

LS16 6RD

Tel 0113 2399 600

Email enquiries@skillfast-uk.org

Web www.skillfast-uk.org

Skills for Care and Development

Sector: Social care, children and young people

General enquiries: Skills for Care & Development Albion Court 5 Albion Place Leeds LS1 6JL Tel: 0113 245 1716 Email: sscinfo@skillsforcareanddevelopment.org.uk Web: www.skillsforcareanddevelopment.org.uk

England: Adult Social Care: Skills for Care (formerly Topss England) Albion Court 5 Albion Place Leeds LS1 6JL Tel: 0113 245 1716 Email: info@skillsforcare.org.uk Web: www.skillsforcare.org.uk

England: Children’s Services (including Social Care): Children’s Workforce Development Council 3rd Floor Friends Provident House 13-14 Couth Parade Leeds LS1 5QS Tel: 0113 244 6311 Email: info@cwdcouncil.org.uk Web: www.cwdcouncil.org.uk

Wales: Care Council for Wales South Gate House Wood Street Cardiff CF10 1EW Tel: 02920 780630 Email: info@ccwales.org.uk Web: www.ccwales.org.uk

Scotland: Scottish Social Care Council Compass House 11 Riverside Drive Dundee DD1 4NY Tel: 01382 207101 Email: enquiries@sssc.uk.com Web: www.sssc.uk.com

Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Social Care Council 7th Floor Millennium House 19-25 Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ Tel: 02890 417600 Email: info@niscc.n-i.nhs.uk Web: www.niscc.info

Skills for Health

Sector:

The health sector across the UK

Post

Skills for Health

1st Floor

Goldsmiths House

Broad Plain

Bristol

BS2 0JP Tel 0117 922 1155 Email office@skillsforhealth.org.uk Web www.skillsforhealth.org.uk

Skills for Justice

Sector:

Custodial care, community justice, court and prosecution services, policing and law enforcement.

Post

Skills for Justice

9-11 Riverside Court

Don Road

Sheffield

S9 2TJ Tel 0114 261 1499 Email info@skillsforjustice.com Web www.skillsforjustice.com

Skills for Logistics

Sector: Freight logistics industry

Post

Skills for Logistics

14 Warren Yard

Warren Farm Office Village

Milton Keynes

MK12 5NW Tel 01908 313 360 Email info@skillsforlogistics.org Web www.skillsforlogistics.org

SkillsActive

Sector: Active leisure and learning

Post

SkillsActive

Castlewood House

77-91 New Oxford Street

London

WC1A 1PX Tel 020 7632 2000 Email skills@skillsactive.com Web www.skillsactive.com

Skillset

Sector:

Audio visual industries

Post

Skillset

Prospect House

80-110 New Oxford Street

London

WC1A 1HB Tel 020 7520 5757 Email info@skillset.org Web www.skillset.org

Skillsmart Retail

Sector: Retail

Post Skillsmart Retail 40 Duke Street London W1A 1AB Tel 020 7399 3450 Email contactus@skillsmartretail.com Web www.skillsmartretail.com

SummitSkills

Sector: Building services engineering

Post

SummitSkills

Vega House

Opal Drive

Fox Milne

Milton Keynes

MK15 0DF Tel 01908 303960 Fax 01908 303989 Email enquiries@summitskills.org.uk Web www.summitskills.org.uk