Grants and Advice
- Are you a Staffordshire SME?
- Trading for more than six months?
- Looking to upskill yourself or staff?
The Skills Hub actively seeks out businesses looking to upskill their staff; we can offer grant funding for a variety of courses. Our 48% match funded grant covers up to £5K of training costs, with many bespoke courses on offer through our approved providers.
Nil Cost Training Top Up
The Free Training Top Up for Employers initiative will support up to 400 Staffordshire SME’s with grants of up to £5,000 to top-up training or up- skilling costs to help employees.
For skills advice and support
Our advisors work closely with local employers to assist businesses with the following:
- Identifying Skills Needs
- Sourcing funding options
- Grants of up to 48% for paid training identified
The training providers represented on the Skills Hub website have undertaken due diligence to ensure that the training solutions on offer meets the needs of local businesses and employers.
Stoke-on-Trent & Staffordshire Skills Hub
The Skills Hub is a unique project part-funded by the European Social Funding (ESF) which is designed around offering a brokerage service for all local based employers to find out about training and funding in the area.