Local solutions to a national challenge
At PDMS we are passionate about helping to address the challenges of skills and employablity and we are currently working with Local Enterprise Partnerships and Local Authorities around the UK.
Our SignedUp Skills platform enables local economies to present a coherent and coordinated picture of the local employment and skills environment to people and employers in a specific region. It allows these economies to localise national data and put employment and skills services and career opportunities within the local context. We believe this approach will result in ‘more informed individuals in a changing labour market’.
Delivering work experience and apprenticeship programmes
We help to deliver approximately thousands of work experience placements to year 10 students every year on the Isle of Man. Working with over 450 local employers, the PDMS employed.im team help to arrange week long placements for students in Year 10, in conjunction with the Department of Education, Sports and Culture.
Our employed.im platform is used to help administer the programme - providing an online portal for students, schools and employers. In conjunction with the Isle of Man Government's Digital Agency and University College Isle of Man, we also co-ordinate the Digital Apprenticeship scheme.
Addressing regional skills challenges and helping jobseekers overcome information overload
Delivering a one stop portal for employers, training providers and job seekers promotes career paths and provides quick and easy access to local resources.Read More
PDMS has won a place as a finalist on the £5.75 million CareerTech Challenge programme, which aims to encourage bold solutions to improve people’s working living and unlock employment opportunities for the future.
Nottinghamshire County Council has utilised PDMS’ SignedUp Skills platform to support their residents to access training and employment opportunities.