West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

Progression From Low Pay

Progression From Low Pay

The Progression From Low Pay (PFLP) project specifically supported employed individuals with low earnings who were working in sectors across Leeds City Region and typically hae a low skilled workforce.

As part of PFLP, WYCC supported programmes of training with up to a 40% cost contribution (funded by the European Social Fund) that facilitates progression through skills support in order to increase earning potential and increase social mobility. The project is currently being evaluated.

Project Impact

  • Increase skill levels to encourage job progression
  • Greater earning potential for more low paid workers
  • Address the gender employment and wage gap
  • Drive the increase in the number of people with technical and job-specific skills
  • Address barriers to training
  • Collaborate to create better jobs, tackle low pay and boost productivity through skills