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Jobcentres: Training

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 59033, tabled on 9 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if his Department will take steps to enable organisations to provide computer skills training to claimants within Jobcentre Plus.

Answered on

12 January 2017

DWP has processes in place which enable organisations to provide skills to claimants within Jobcentre Plus. This includes IT/computer skills training which is funded through the Flexible Support Fund. The Universal Credit Programme has made available Universal Support funding to Local Authorities for Assisted Digital Support (ADS).

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