Complete our eligibility checker which can be found here.
Price will depend upon the number of learners, the duration of course, the method of delivery, and the course content. As each skills deal is employer-led, you may negotiate directly with one or more training provider(s) and agree the price. The extent of matched funding will vary for each skills deal depending on the GVA (Gross Value Added) potential. You will be required to make a cash contribution towards the cost of training.
You will contract with the training provider you have chosen and you will need to pay the training provider a cash contribution towards the training. The Skills Bank will separately contract with the training provider.
You will be able to let us know your needs.
A member of the Skills Bank team will discuss your options supporting you to find a solution which meets your needs.
You will pay your contribution directly to the training provider. Once training has taken place, the training provider will contact the Skills Bank to draw down the remaining funding.
In order to comply with European Law regarding the
European Social Fund, all employees that are to
receive training must be named in advance of the
training taking place.
Any change to the employees attending will need to be provided to the training provider before the training takes place in order to ensure that records can be updated.
Each employee can be trained once per funding stream. There are two funding streams: the European Social Fund and Growth funding.
Yes, you will need to submit feedback and a review on the learning that has taken place. This is to help us ensure that quality standards are adhered to and a continuous improvement feedback loop is in place.
The process has the potential to be very quick: once you have matched with a training provider and agreed a price for the training, the Skills Bank will review and approve the application and then generate a Skills Deal. Once the Skills Deal is in place, and you have paid your cash contribution, the training will be able to take place.