Training & recruitment

A skilled and motivated workforce is central to a successful business. Below are organisations who can help with training through both short course and vocational training or funding.

Skills service: Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has launched a service that provides skills support to small and medium sized businesses. The LEP skills service helps businesses to identify their skills needs based on their business growth objectives and then find the right training solution. Small and medium sized business based in the Leeds City Region that have a budget to put towards training could be eligible for funding of between £500 and £50,000.

LEP Apprenticeship Grant for Employers: Leeds City Region LEP may offer a grant of up to £2,000 per apprentice aged 16 – 24 years old up to a maximum of three apprentices. The business must be based in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds or Wakefield, must not employ more than 250 employees and must not have had an apprentice in the last 12 months.