Skills Bank

//Skills Bank

Published 18th January 2018 at 9:20am

Skills Bank is an innovative skills investment programme. Designed to support growth within businesses through investment in training, it provides flexible funding to deliver bespoke, tailored training. Driven by employer-need, approved ‘deals’ allow a business to decide who, how and where training is delivered.

Through our Growth Hub which offers specialist business support we have a team of Skills Advisors who can work with businesses to understand how an investment in training can support plans for growth, how to apply (where appropriate) for funding, and to connect with high quality training providers.

Calderdale College have been appointed to manage the project on behalf of Sheffield City Region and will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the project including the management of a wide range of quality training providers who will offer training and support which is responsive to employer’s needs.

To find out more about Skills Bank visit the Sheffield City Region Growth Hub website.

Provider Capacity Development Fund – open to 3rd July 2020

As part of our Coronavirus response and to support training providers to meet the changing skills needs of businesses, we have launched a further round of our Provider Capacity Development Fund.

This fund is available for skills or training providers to help them to upskill their own staff so that, in turn, they can support employers with new skills.

Now, more than ever, businesses working through the Coronavirus crisis need support and the skills to ensure they survive through the pandemic and emerge as strong as possible. They need your help.

Whether you are already a training supplier for the Skills Bank, or are considering getting involved in the Skills Bank programme, details of the scheme can be found here and information on how to apply can be found here.