What is Skills Bank?
Skills Bank provides employers, who are based and operating in South Yorkshire with access to high-quality training and a financial contribution towards the cost of upskilling its workforce.
Skills Bank operates flexibly to ensure businesses across the region can access financial support with immediate and emerging skills needs. The range of support funded is broad and can include; full qualifications, modules and bespoke training packages. All training identified must support business growth.
Skills Bank is an important mechanism to secure progress towards the overarching policy objectives of the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority, to keep people and businesses moving and help them grow, attracting investment to create a stronger, greener, fairer South Yorkshire by 2040.
Skills Bank is part of South Yorkshire Growth Hub, a service which exists to help businesses find the best possible support to grow, whether that is investment in skills and training, access to finance options, support with innovation or exporting as well as helping new businesses to get off the ground.