Dear Department for Culture, Media and Sport,

For all recruited positions, please provide details of your investment in Workforce Development products and services for the year ending 2015-16. Please provide the name of the product or service, name of the supplier and the amount you have spent on the following:

• Trainer-led training
• Training materials / packs
• Online subscriptions
• E-learning services

Also, what is your workforce development budget for all recruited positions in 2016/17?

Yours faithfully,

Alex James

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Dear Mr James,

Thank you for your information request of 27^th October. You asked:

For all recruited positions, please provide details of your investment in
Workforce Development products and services for the year ending 201516.

 

Please provide the name of the product or service, name of the supplier
and the amount you have spent on the following:

 

• Trainer-led training

• Training materials / packs

• Online subscriptions

• E-learning services

 

Also, what is your workforce development budget for all recruited
positions in 2016/17?

We have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(the Act). Please find the answers to your request set out below:

·       In 15/16, DCMS invested £167,060.36 in trainer led training. The
spreadsheet attached sets out the product, name of the supplier and the
amount.

·       There is no recorded spend on training materials or packs. There
is no recorded spend for online subscriptions.

·       E-learning services are provided by Civil Service Learning. Civil
Service Learning is part of the Civil Service HR Expert Services available
to Government Departments. Civil Service HR Expert Services are based
within Cabinet Office. Departmental contributions for the costs of these
services are based upon department headcount. In 2015/16, the Department
for Culture, Media & Sport paid £4,730.27 for CS Learning Services.

·       The learning and development budget for all recruited positions in
the Department for Culture, Media & Sport in 2016/17 is £500,000. This is
1.5% of the department’s pay-bill.

 

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team

 

Department for Culture, Media & Sport

4th floor, 100 Parliament Street

London SW1A 2BQ

 

Tel: 020 7211 6395

[1]www.gov.uk/dcms

 

 

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