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Equip your business with the skills for growth

Skills for Growth – SME Support is a fully funded skills consultation service tailored to help upskill employees, improve productivity and drive business growth. Our expert skills consultants work at your pace to help you grow your business by identifying skills gaps, developing your talent and enhancing your team’s performance.

Learn more about our support for businesses and find out how we will help you grow your business through skills development.

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Start your Skills for Growth journey today

Apply for SME Support and start upskilling your team today!

Explore our services

Tailored business support

Explore our tailored support for individual sectors and business needs.

Skills Consultation

We're here to empower employees, leaders and business owners alike through the power of skills, training and future-forward learning. Learn more how we can help you through our skills consultation.

Courses & Training

Search thousands of fully funded and commercial courses from top training providers in the region with GM Skills Map, our purpose-built training course directory and learning management system. 

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.

Support Services

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

Dedicated skills consultants

Skills Coaches

Once registered for the programme, you will be assigned a dedicated Skills Coach who will remain with you throughout your journey.  They will work with you to identify skills gaps within your business and help you develop a practical action plan to upskill employees and accelerate growth throughout your business.

Start your Skills for Growth Journey Today

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