Upskilling Industry


  • Develop your staff with high-quality training courses delivered locally.
  • Upskill your staff and invest in your business with accredited and bespoke training programmes.
  • Access fully and part-funded training programmes for your business.

Develop your staff with high-quality training courses delivered locally

Business support teams at colleges can help your company achieve its full potential by providing staff training and mentoring tailored just for you. All training is delivered by the colleges’ academic staff and includes research and development activities to ensure your business maintains its profitable potential. This support begins with a free consultation to analyse your needs, service or idea, enabling us to signpost you to the best training, support and funding to help your business grow.

Access fully and part-funded training programmes for your business

We work with you to identify skills gaps in your company and then plan a programme aimed at bridging them. Training is delivered at a time and place that suits you, either your nearest college campus or your business premises. Sectors include engineering, built environment, tourism and hospitality, health and social care, business and IT - team leading, coaching and mentoring, leadership and management, Microsoft, web development and e-marketing.

Access fully and part-funded training programmes for your business

Your business could benefit from training programmes funded by Department for the Economy (DfE).
  • InnovateUs gives businesses with up to 50 employees the skills needed to engage in innovation activities.
  • Skills Focus enables businesses with up to 250 employees to upskill or reskill employees in accredited training programmes.
    DfE funds 75% of the training costs.
  • Assured Skills provides up to a maximum aid intensity of 70% of the eligible costs of bespoke training programmes.