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Fully funded support for SMEs

Get the skills for growth

Looking for expert consultation and ongoing support at no cost to your business?

Skills for Growth – SME Support is a fully funded skills consultation service tailored to help upskill your employees, improve productivity and develop the opportunity for growth. We work at your pace to help you grow your business through reshaping, developing your talent and enhancing your team’s performance.

Learn more about our support for businesses and find out what we can do for you!

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Start your Skills for Growth journey today

Apply for Skills for Growth - SME Support and start upskilling today!

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Tailored business support

Explore our tailored support for individual sectors and business needs.

GM Skills Map

GM Skills Map is a purpose-built course directory and learning management system with intelligent integrations to help you manage all your employee learning in one place. Get a guided tour today!

Specialist support

Learn to improve productivity by embedding wellness into your company culture, or get help with all things apprenticeships through our specialist support service tailored to your needs.

Sector support

Explore skills, training and support services tailored to suit the individual needs of your sector. From fully funded course packages to expert driven workshop sessions, we've got it covered.

Workshops and events

Sign up for our tailored workshops and events, led by experts, bespoke to the needs to SMEs in Greater Manchester. We run regular workshops, seminars and live events throughout the year.

Learn more about our Skills Coaches

Meet the team

Account managers, consultants, advisors? We call them Skills Coaches, and they're the friendly team who'll guide you through every step of the way through your Skills for Growth - SME Support programme. 

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Download our digital brochure to find our more about our support.

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Apply for Skills for Growth - SME Support and start upskilling your team today