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FUNDING

Check this page to see what financial help for training and upskilling is out there 

Supply Chain Skill Development Fund

The Supply Chain Skills Development Programme (SCSDF) provides grants to SMEs in Norfolk and Suffolk with an aim to grow their workforce skills levels, significantly enhancing the capability and capacity of their business to improve workforce performance and business competitiveness.

The scheme can fund up to 50% of training costs, for multiple employees and up to £1,000 per employee.

  • Accredited training
  • Non-accredited training
  • Face to face training and online/digital courses

The SCSDF aims to:

  • Support SMEs looking to acquire skills to move into the local supply chains within Norfolk and Suffolk.
  • Increase the skills levels of your workforce to support current requirements and future growth.
  • Increase the number of people with technical and job specific skills , particularly at level 3 and above to support your business growth.
  • Increase the skills levels of employed women to encourage progression in employment and help address the gender and wage gap.

With this funding you can access training courses from local and national colleges and training providers in order to enhance your business and develop
your employees.

Who is eligible?

  • Small to medium sized enterprises employing 250 employees or less.
  • Employees aged 18 or over.
  • Employers located within Norfolk and Suffolk.

The full eligibility details can be found in the application pack

SME applicants must be actively trading for at least 6 months and be located within Norfolk and Suffolk. Eligible SME can apply for grant award of up to £1,000 per participant, or £5,000 (x5 participants).

The grant is part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and administered by Suffolk County Council (SCC).

You must not be a charity or a not-for-profit organisation.

How can we help?

You can use this funding towards any of our training sessions - Courses

 

Simply email Suffolk County Council  to register your interest:  supplychainskills@suffolk.gov.uk

This is a fantastic opportunity to get our people skilled and our businesses up and running – we would love to  hear from you

For more information or a chat about eligibility, how to apply or what we can offer, please contact us... we are always happy to help

01603 881689

 

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ETIP Funding

(On hold till Spring 2022)

What is the Employer Training Incentive Programme? (ETIP)

 A delegated training grant scheme to assist Norfolk SMEs in sectors that have been most affected or highlighted by COVID-19

The scheme can fund up to 75% of training costs, up to £1,500 in total grant value per business

  • Accredited training up, or modules thereof
  • Mandatory training
  • Non-accredited training
  • Online-only / digital courses
     

The ETIP Grant is aiming to:

  • Support SMEs looking to diversify or grow, or tap into the local supply chain
  • Support covid affected business with their essential employee costs
  • Allow businesses to retain & upskill employees that may otherwise face redundancy, protecting jobs 
  • Incentivise rural businesses to adopt digital technology in any area of their business, or embrace digital marketing
  • Allow businesses to train new managers and new employees, or those reallocating from other parts of the business
  • Offer support around workstream, HR and systems management
     

How can we help?

You can use this funding towards any of our training sessions (not at level 5 accredited).

 

Access to our digital E-Learning platform ... training on demand. Mobile ready - perfect for quick, targeted and effective training including:

Digital ILM courses, compliance and mandatory training and those all important soft skills

A wealth of specific courses ranging from COVID awareness to Equality and Diversity to Food Safety and Hygiene to Personal Development programmes

All at your fingertips – on demand and mobile!

 

Who is Eligible?

  • Small, medium or micro-businesses with less than 250 employees
  • Self-employed individuals
  • Norfolk postcodes

The only requirement is that training must be used to enhance productivity, efficiency or effectiveness, and be proven to assist with employee retention.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to get our people skilled and our businesses up and running – we would love to  hear from you

For more information or a chat about eligibility, how to apply or what we can offer, please contact us... we are always happy to help

01603 881689

info@turningfactor.com

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