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Skills Support For The Workforce (SSW)


Does your business need support and funding to help provide staff training?

Is your business based around the Humber or Lincolnshire region?

If you are a local business and would like to develop the skills of your workforce then Portull can help you access funding through the Skills Support for the Workforce Programme, in partnership with Hull College.

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a multi-million pound scheme benefitting small and medium sized enterprises (SME) with less than 250 employees, offering job specific courses, tailored to local businesses.

The project is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and co-financed by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).


SSW funding can provide many benefits to employers and employees, as well as the local economy and local communities.

Benefits for the employer:

  • Plug your skills gaps at no extra cost
  • Increase staff retention and loyalty
  • Enhance productivity and effectiveness

Benefits for the employee:

  • Learn new skills
  • Enhance career prospects
  • Progress to higher-level training/ courses and apprenticeships
  • No fees to pay

Our dedicated team of expert advisors will work with you to carry out comprehensive skills assessments based on employer and employee current and future requirements. We will help you find the right training solutions and provide you with a full tailored training matrix, scheduling your training in and around your business needs.

Employees must be aged 19 or over, have a contract of employment and work in the Humber region.

If you are intrested please call us on (01482) 221 233 if you require further information or would like to secure your place on a course.

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