Lantra is the Sector Skills Council (SSC) for the environmental and land-based industries.
They play a vital role in bridging the gap between what the industry demands and what the skilling requirements ought to be. They do this by working in partnership to:
- Attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce
- Train people to work safely, productively, and sustainably
- Encourage and support a commitment to Lifelong Learning
- Understand sector skills needs to anticipate future skills and learning requirements
Lantra serves a diverse range of businesses across England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, with our Head Office being in the West Midlands. They work in partnership with a number of industries including agriculture, environmental conservation, wildlife management, horticulture and landscaping, land-based engineering, highways, and warehousing and logistics.
On their membership with SWM, they say:
Our primary contact is Corrina Urquhart, Director of External Relations.