Funded Employer Training

There are a number of funding opportunities available to help training and development for businesses.

The Edge

Cumbria has been awarded £8.2 million in ESF funding to upskill, enhance and identify your future work-force needs to help your business grow.

The Edge as it will be known in Cumbria, is a Skills Support for the Workforce project and the programme which aims to respond to local skills needs by supporting those in employment in Cumbria and providing training and development.

There is a strong focus on support to recruit apprentices and find training opportunities via an impartial brokerage service. The programme is being delivered by a range of partners committed to developing skills in the workforce. The funding is available to fund Courses, Training, Apprenticeships and Redundancy/Restructuring activities

Members of our Business and Employment Support Team will work with you to help Identify future skills needs to support your business.

Find out more by visiting the Edge website or via social media

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theedgeincumbria

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/the-edge-in-cumbria

Twitter: https://twitter.com/edgeincumbria

For more information, contact a member of the Business and Employment Support Team:

T: 01229 844836
E: businesssupport@furness.ac.uk

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