Employer Funding

The team at Northern Skills Group are on hand to discuss any available funding options for your business and support you with eligibility criteria along with how to apply. Funding may be available to support the cost of your apprentice’s training and their salary.


TEES VALLEY COMBINED AUTHORITY APPRENTICESHIP SUPPORT FOR EMPLOYER

The Apprenticeship Support for Employers Grant provides two separate and distinct offers of grant:

Grant A:

Available for small to medium businesses (under 250 employees) from priority sectors who employ an apprentice aged 19+ who is working towards an approved apprenticeship qualification. Grants available range from £2,000 - £4,000.

Grant B:

Available for small businesses (under 50 employees) not in a priority sector who employ an apprentice aged 19+ who is working towards an approved apprenticeship qualification. Grants available range from £500 - £1000.

Priority Sectors include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Process, Chemicals and Energy
  • Logistics †
  • Health and Biologics †
  • Digital and Creative †
  • Business and Professional Services †
  • Construction †
  • Health Care †
  • Culture & Leisure
Visit teesvalley-ca.gov.uk or speak to Northern Skills Group for more information on how to apply.


TEES VALLEY BUSINESS COMPASS GROWTH FUND


Access up to 33% funding for business growth projects.

Tees Valley Business Compass can provide you with tailored funding and support to help your business grow.

  • You can access funding for:
  • †Developing marketing strategies †
  • Getting your business online †
  • Workforce training plans †
  • Product and service development †
  • Business process review †
  • Plus many more!

Skills Support for the Workforce

Available to businesses with fewer than 250 employees, this support is designed to help individuals up-skill and improve their knowledge or for employees who need to fill a skills gap. Through the Skills Support for the Workforce Grant Northern Skills Group can offer you and your workforce a complete and tailored training solution aligned to your individual business needs.

To find out more about how Northern Skills Group can help access this grant or to discuss other funding available, contact us online or speak with a member of our team on 03453 40 40 40.

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