Online Training

Are you looking to
improve the skills and
productivity of your

Skills Support for the Workforce are offering free online training to support businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Delivered by Calderdale College working through a network of locally based, professional training providers, the programme has expanded its offer to include a variety of remote and online training courses to help businesses grow and improve during lockdown.

What is

SSW provides fully funded qualifications and training courses tailored to help meet individual business’s skills needs, in order to increase productivity and encourage growth.
Develop your staff at no extra cost
Flexible training plans, designed to help your business grow
Range of courses to suit most needs

The programme has already experienced success in the Tees Valley, and York, North Yorkshire and East Riding regions, having funded training for almost 800 businesses and up-skilled nearly 2,700 employees.

In addition to training in areas such as Team Leading, Customer Services, Business Administration, Health Care, IT User Skills, Digital Skills and many more, the SSW programme has also added training and development to specifically support the current situation for businesses, including Resilience and Recovery in Business, Digital Productivity, Promotion and Growth, and Remote Working Technologies, Best Practice & Employer Support.

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of courses by clicking the download buttons

How does
it work?

After you’ve completed the enquiry form below, a member of our team will contact you to discuss your skills requirements.

If you’re eligible, one of our skills solutions designers will visit you to carry out a training needs analysis. 

We’ll then get to work designing and delivering your training plan.

Who is

Small to medium-sized businesses in the Tees Valley or York, North Yorkshire and East Riding regions seeking training to support a business growth plan. Support is also available for employed staff who have been furloughed under continuous professional development.

Find out how we can help you