Our voice is your voice. We want to be confident we understand your needs, so our research is crucial to our work. We provide a rigorous, forward-looking and dependable view on the skills needs of our sector.
Our current investigations include:
EIF Careers Factsheets
GIF 1 Evaluation of the Professional Standards Framework (PSF) pilot
EIF PSF Feasibility research
Hand-arm vibration (HAV) survey.
We are also doing some work for Skills Development Scotland related to their Skills Investment Plan for Food and Drink.
Read more about our current projects.
We have recently been working on:
Our Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Sector Skills Assessment 2012
Our Business Centre and Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA) surveys
An evaluation of the LandSkills West Midlands programme on behalf of Defra
A report for Forestry Commission Scotland on key forestry indicators.
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Did you know that Lantra can provide your organisation or business with skills consultancy and research services?
We have a track record in providing a wide range of organisations with a bespoke service, developed to meet your needs.
Whether you are looking for primary research to understand labour market requirements, satisfaction surveys for your customers or staff, evaluation of projects and training programmes, conducting a training needs analyses or mapping in-house training to nationally recognised standards and qualifications, Lantra will work with you to understand your requirements and deliver a solution fit for your purpose - all at a competitive rate.
If you would like to know more or discuss a specific project, please contact a member of the Policy, Research & Development department on 02476 696996 or email us
Sector Skills Assessment (SSA) reports provide authoritative labour market intelligence (LMI) in order to inform the development of skills policy across the UK.
All SSA reports are produced to a common specification developed by the UK Commission and in 2012 Lantra's SSA focused on the agriculture, forestry, fishing and veterinary activities industries.
The 2012 SSA has now been published by the UK Commission.
Click here to download a copy.
We produce a range of industry specific reports:
To see a full list of publications, click here.
The Assessment of Current Provision (ACP) works alongside our Skills Assessment, focussing on the training and qualifications needed to meet the level of skills employers demand.
Our last ACP covered all 16 industries, building on similar research done in 2005/6 as part of the Sector Skills Agreement for the Land-based and Environmental Sector.
Check out our last Assessment of Current Provision
To make sure we always do the best we can, we have an evaluation system which provides a clear way of measuring our performance and impact.
We want to find out what effect our activities have so we can see what value we have provided and identify lessons to be learned for the future.
Please contact us for more information.