SOLAS wishes to contract an external consultant to develop and embed, in conjunction with SOLAS, the ETBs and relevant partners, appropriate guidelines and criteria and system support mechanisms to enable the implementation of the following strategic priorities:
o Targeting of provision, as appropriate, to defined cohorts of those in employment, and or, particular occupations or sectors,
o Application of supporting funding arrangements as appropriate,
o Collaboration with relevant stakeholders at national and regional/local levels, to provide clear learning pathways for the employed,
o Expansion of relevant provision and increased flexibility in delivery/access options,
o Support to FET initiatives that may be identified at regional or national levels,
o Increased participation in FET by those in employment/
recording of engagement data and implementation of continuous improvement processes.