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Fully-funded Skills Training for your Business

Re-energize your team,
grow your business and
attract new talent

Train to sustain growth in 2023


Bring free, flexible, and job focused training to your team

Our broad range of free training programmes, delivered by London’s leading academics, are designed to break through the capital’s high-growth sector employment barriers and give your business, and employees, the best opportunity to succeed and develop.

Our training programmes include:

  • Introductory and accredited courses to upskill staff
  • Coaching and guidance for career success
  • Ability to study around personal commitments and at their own pace
  • The comfort of being progression ready in less than three months

If you’d like to gift your team the skills and tools they need to compete, or find career ready and fully trained staff that will boost your business in 2023, then it's time to get in touch.

Our training is fully-funded by the European Social Fund, Greater London Authority, and HM Government Department for Education

Free training funders

"I'm confident that I made the right decision. Thank you for providing such a valuable service."

Ahmed Moalin - Training participant
Ahmed Moalin, Online Customer Experience (Salesforce), Level 4

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Quote: "I will be a better manager and leader" Mary - Management and Leadership

Business & Entrepreneurship

These courses are ideal for aspiring bosses or to progress into management.

What new skills do you offer?

Participants will come away with a deeper knowledge of start-ups, SMEs and soft skills. We de-mystify the world of small business, the economy and risk whilst providing the opportunity to meet experts and employers who will demonstrate how to make ideas pay.

Courses include:

  • Pitching and Negotiation Skills - L4
  • Project Management: Manage a Project - L4
  • Principles of Management and Leadership in Organisations  - L4

Digital & Cyber

The skills and jobs in the world of digital and cyber just keep expanding. Be confident that your staff are up-to-date by learning the industry standard software with the experts.

What new skills do you offer?

With skills in digital the possibilities are endless. From building apps and web development to learning how to set up, operate and manage a customer relationship system there's a lot of choice.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Digital Media (Croydon residents)
  • Innovation and Digital Transformation - L4
  • Online Customer Experience (Saleforce) - L4
  • Website Design and Development - L4
QUOTE: "The course transformed how I approach work" - Ediz - Web Development
Quote: "Unlike similar modules, you'll only study what is relevant to you." - Rachel - LSBURachel - Academic CPPD

Health & Social Care

Our wide variety of free training in this crucial sector will not only provide career development opportunities and build on your team's existing knowledge, but allow your business to support the community more effectively.

What new skills do you offer?

Depending which of our curated and highly relevant courses suit your business, participants could learn the importance of professional reflection to improve vital skills or how to support young people to develop in ways that benefit them and their carers.

Courses include:

  • Working with Others to Support Children with Additional Needs - L4
  • Understanding the Higher level Teaching Assistant Role - L4
  • Coordinating special educational needs provision  - L4

Green Industries

We spend 85% of our lives indoors. Keeping buildings warm, healthy and comfortable for everyone is becoming increasingly important. This is your business' opportunity to further power the industry by providing more solutions for the future.

What new skills do you offer?

Our training incorporates everything from the worlds of engineering, construction, design and business. Participants could learn how to upgrade the efficiency of buildings or how green campaigning is helping to create better business solutions. With business opportunities opening up across the green industry, now is the perfect time to upskill your team.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Retrofitting Buildings for Energy Efficiency (South London)
  • Sustainability - L4
  • Principles of Alternative Energy - L4
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Ibrahima - Web Dev

Creative Industries

 This vibrant and diverse sector is essential to our economy. By turning imagination into reality and action, your business could benefit too.

What new skills do you offer?

Our courses help translate creative skills into business delivery. It takes communication, determination and dedication to produce something creative that gets people talking.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Creative Industry (Croydon residents)
  • Cinematography - L4
  • Creative Media Production - L4

Construction Industry

Be part of nurturing a new generation of builders, designers, surveyors and project coordinators across the capital.

What new skills do you offer?

Our courses cater for a wide range of careers in the construction industry. From basic design and how the construction industry works, to new construction processes and gold-standard practices, we've got it covered. Participants also have the opportunity to work with and learn from construction industry employers and professionals.

Courses include:

  • Machining and Processing of Engineering Materials - L4
  • Construction Practice & Management - L4
  • Project Management - Bringing Women into Construction - L4
Dana - Online Customer

What you need to know

Our courses are designed for real-world impact across a variety of industries. They are flexible and place the participant in charge of their learning. Our advisors are also there to provide guidance and support throughout.

Real-world impact

All learning is aimed towards supporting you to achieve your business goals through retaining staff, engaging and upskilling your workforce and helping you attract fresh talent.


Our courses have different eligibility criteria and in response to varying geographical needs. The vast majority are online and accessible 24/7 so they fit around exisiting commitments.


Our courses are free to participants and your busines. They are fully-funded by the Mayor of London, the European Social Fund and the Department for Education.

Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria varies from course to course, but our advisors will be able to direct you towards the best choice for your needs or provide you with options. For a full list of our programmes and their eligibility criteria, please go to 

  • Live in London
  • Aged 16 or over
  • Some courses require you not to have a degree

  • Some courses are for those who are unemployed or earning below the London Living Wage (£11.95 per hour)

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