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For Business

We understand business, and the value of a happy, productive workforce. We will work collaboratively with you to really understand your business, and establish your staff development requirements and gaps. Whether it is apprenticeships, traineeships or courses, we can provide the relevant tailored solutions for you.
Apprentice Incentive Deadline - 20 May 2022
Employers can apply for a payment of £3,000 for new apprentices with an employment start date from 1 October 2021 to 31 January 2022. Eligibility criteria applies, click on button link below.
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Discover more about the wide range of apprenticeships we have available, information about costs and how we support you every step of the way

Apprenticeship Service

The Apprenticeship Service is the government portal for employers to find, fund, and manage apprenticeship programmes.

Business training

We offer a wealth of business training courses for organisations looking to upskill their staff - from short courses to longer qualification programmes and tailored, bespoke training geared around your specific needs.

Pre-recruitment training

We’ll work with you to develop a customised training programme that meets your need, whether you’re recruiting for multiple roles or hard-to-fill vacancies. Gain access to a motivated, enthusiastic pool of candidates with accredited industry qualifications in fields relevant to your needs.

Work experience placements

Providing a professional work placement for a young person has countless benefits. Not only can you enable the development of a young person and help them to kick-start their career your business will benefit too.


A traineeship is a course with work experience that gets young people ready for work or an apprenticeship. A traineeship can last from 6 weeks up to 1 year, though most traineeships last for less than 6 months.
New Construction Apprenticeships
We are pleased to be offering a new and exciting delivery model to support your business!
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Moving YOUR business from Offline to Online in 4 weeks
Digital Skills for Business and Web Development is a Government-funded, 4-week Bootcamp that is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to improve your marketing presence.
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Why choose us?

Full training solution

We can help you to recruit and train across a wide range of job roles and skills. Our broad vocational portfolio and comprehensive training means that you can benefit from a full training solution which evolves with your business.

Flexible delivery

We can support your business training needs, when and where you need it. We can deliver training in the workplace or within one of our training centres with start dates throughout the year.

Account managed service

Your dedicated Account Manager will ensure you receive consistent quality of service for all your apprenticeship, traineeship and staff training requirements.

Extensive talent pool

As one of the biggest training providers in Greater Manchester, we give you access to the best apprentice candidates in the region. Our established links with schools and colleges mean we can select the best talent for your company.

Contact us

For more information about Business Training at the Growth Company Education & Skills, please contact us on 0161 233 2656, or email