Improving Engineering Skills in Smaller Companies
This is the first tranche of a £10 million fund to give employers a leading role in tackling skills shortages in engineering. It provides a 50% grant from Government, with a simple, fast to access application process.
It follows the recent Engineering Skills funds - for Improving Engineering Careers and Developing Women Engineers, which closed on 5th December. It’s now easier for smaller companies with a much lower minimum funding threshold (£10,000) and allowing employers to include staff wage costs during training as part of the eligible costs.
It is open from 12th December 2014 until the 27th February 2015 – or until funds are all allocated. More information on registration and guidance on making an application can be found through the Gov.uk website at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/employer-ownership-improving-engineering-careers-smaller-companies
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