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What businesses say

Free training grants are now available to small businesses in East Staffordshire, Tamworth and South Staffordshire to cover the cost of most staff training.  Designed to help SMEs to build staff capability, capacity, agility and innovation to grow, over 600 businesses have already benefited from the grants. 

What businesses have said about the grant and the Skills Hub

Claire Leigh, Brampton Recruitment

“I thought the process was really good and people at the Skills Hub communicated with me all the time so I can’t think of any improvements.”

Sue Green, EverGreen HR

“This has been a fantastic grant opportunity for me to be able to invest in my own developmental which will ultimately support my exciting growth plans for my Cloud based HR solution.  Thanks to the support of the Skills Hub Team, they made this process seamless.”

What businesses have used the funded for (just examples!):

  • Social Media Marketing
  • Microsoft training
  • Excel training
  • Operator CPC Passenger Transport course and exam
  • PR & Community Engagement training
  • Leading with emotional intelligence
  • Photoshop & Lightroom Proficiency
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Mediation course
  • 2396-01 design and verification of electrical installations 2919-01 electric vehicle charging
  • Lightning and surge protection 
  • RTIBT Accredited Fork Lift Truck Driving Course
  • ISO 9001 Implementation
  • Mental Health First Aid Champions training
  • Introduction to Importing Introduction to Exporting Introduction to Incoterms
  • Communication skills incorporating telephone Sales Training
  • Xero systems training
  • Presentation Training
  • Taking Cyber security seriously
  • 7 day videography Training course
  • Social Media digital marketing

Don't see anything that interests you here? As part of the Free Training Grants offer, the Skills Hub also offer a fully-funded service to develop a bespoke training plan for your business.

Express an interest now and get a call back from a Skills Advisor to talk about your skills needs and fully-funded training 


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