Skills Focus Programme

Support to develop the skills of your existing workforce.


Support to develop the skills of your existing workforce.

Eligibility criteria:

Key activities which are not eligible for funding under the programme include training which relates to an employer’s statutory or legal requirement, including a renewal of a qualification.  This includes training which displaces an employer’s modus operandi and internal staff training.

Additional information:

Skills Focus aims to support, promote, and facilitate collaborative working between business and FE colleges, in order to provide tailored skills provision to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to increase the skills levels of your workforce to level 2 and above qualifications. The programme is fully funded by the Department for the Economy until the end of March 2022.

Support organisation:
  • Northern Ireland Regional Colleges
Further education colleges - see contact details in the link below
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