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Business Support

As a not-for-profit organisation that delivers skills, employment and recruitment services; we are proud of the fact that any profits get reinvested into further developing our services to best support people and businesses with achieving their goals whether it is apprenticeships, supporting with fully funded recruitment or tailored short courses.
Is Your Business Recruiting?
Did you know that we offer a free of charge recruitment service from our pool of talented Skills Bootcamp Graduates? Our graduates are work-ready and have completed the latest industry training programmes to support your business needs.
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At the Growth Company, we pride ourselves on our understanding of the business world and the profound significance of maintaining a content and highly productive workforce.

We understand that a team that is not only skilled but also motivated and engaged can make all the difference in achieving organisational goals. We can help your business thrive and flourish, ensuring that your workforce remains not just satisfied but truly empowered to contribute to your company's growth.

We will work collaboratively with you to really understand your business, and establish your staff development requirements and gaps.

Whether it is apprenticeships or courses, we can provide the relevant tailored solutions for you. Our collaborative approach involves gaining a deep understanding of your specific business needs, identifying staff development gaps, and offering customised solutions, be it apprenticeships, courses or recruitment to meet your requirements effectively.

Dedicated Account Management Service
We are proud to offer all our employers a dedicated Account Management Service, which offers you tailored support and guidance to help support all your training and apprenticeship recruitment needs.

Your dedicated Account Manager will offer a regular account management meeting to discuss your business needs and review your current learners, as well as looking at future growth plans and skills gaps within the business. They will also keep you up to date on new courses and funding within your sector.

Services to help your business thrive!

Apprenticeships

Whether you are wanting to recruit a new apprentice or upskill your current employees, we can help.

Skills Bootcamps

Find out more about the benefits that Skills Bootcamps can bring to your business.

Multiply

Multiply is a new government-funded programme to help adults improve their numeracy skills. We can work with you to develop a bespoke numeracy packages to help your business and your employees.

Adult Courses

Upskill your employees with our Level 2 and 3 courses.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I own my own business and work alone, can I still recruit an apprentice?

Yes.

You’re responsible for making sure your apprentice:

  • works with experienced staff 
  • learns job-specific skills
  • gets time off during their working week for apprenticeship training
Can the Growth Company help me shortlist Apprentice applications?

Yes, don't worry we do all this for you.

We will only send you applications from suitable candidates. 

 

Can you customise training to meet our specific needs and goals?

Yes. 

Our collaborative approach involves gaining a deep understanding of your specific business needs, identifying staff development gaps, and offering customised solutions, be it apprenticeships, courses or recruitment to meet your requirements effectively.

What is the duration of the training?

This all depends on your requirements and training needs. 

We offer 1-day courses and apprenticeships that last up to 4 years.

Do you offer Green Technology Courses and Apprenticeships

Yes.

In January 2023 the Growth Company opened the Green Skills Academy in Trafford Park, as part of a pan-northern effort to lead the UK’s transition to Net Zero.

The first of its kind in the North, The Green Skills Academy will play a critical role in Greater Manchester’s ambitions to reach Net Zero carbon as early as 2038 and UK-wide by 2050.

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Contact us

For more information about how we can support you and your business please complete the form below or contact us on 0161 233 2656, email business@gceducationandskills.ac.uk