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Business Training

At the Growth Company, we have a range of programmes available across a variety of industry sectors to help you upskill your workforce and maintain your business' competitive edge.

From short training programmes to professional qualifications, we can help with a range of needs - whether that's ensuring your business is compliant with industry regulations, or future-proofing your organisation.

Why work with us?
Here are just some of the reasons why businesses choose us to help them achieve their goals.

Full training solution

We can help you to recruit and train across a wide range of job roles and skills. Our broad vocational portfolio and comprehensive training means that you can benefit from a full training solution which evolves with your business.

Flexible delivery

We can support your business training needs, whenever and wherever you need it. We can deliver training in the workplace or at one of our training centres with start dates throughout the year.

Account-managed service

Your dedicated Account Manager will ensure you receive consistent quality of service for all your apprenticeship, traineeship and staff training requirements.

Extensive talent pool

As one of the biggest training providers in Greater Manchester, we give you access to the best apprentice candidates in the region. Our established links with schools and colleges mean we can select the best talent for your company.
Our industry sectors

We provide training consultancy across a wide range of industry areas including, but not limited to:

  • Accounting and Banking
  • Automotion
  • Business and Administration (to include professional and management and marketing)
  • Childcare, Health and Social Care
  • Construction
  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Health and Safety
  • Hospitality, Retail and Customer Service
  • Insurance
  • IT and Digital
  • Teaching and Education

These are just a few of the sectors in which we work, so if you don’t see yours listed, contact us and speak to one of our experts.

How do we work together?

Our team of industry experts will work closely with you to ensure you and your apprentices receive the support they need to successfully achieve. From our initial business training consultation through to completion and progression, we are with you every step of the way.

What costs are associated with training?

Depending on the type of training you are looking for, we will help you explore government funding as there are many programmes available at no cost to your business.

What support is available?

We offer a variety of support to help you maximise your training. Our experts will work with you to identify and overcome any barriers you or your team have when it comes to upskilling your workforce.

Are there any progression opportunities?

Once your training programme is complete, our experts can explore further training options available to you and your team. This may include other short courses to ensure the skills set in your team are maintained, or longer-term programmes to develop further talent.

What other training available is from the Growth Company?

We have a wide range of training and development programmes available to you and your business including:

From mental health first aid training to leadership development, these are just some of the services available to you when you work with GC Education and Skills. Visit the Growth Company for information about all the services available to you and your business.

Contact us

For more information about Business Training at the Growth Company Education & Skills, please contact us on 0161 233 2656, or email