The Project

Gateshead College successfully secured £10 million from the European Social Fund to deliver funded training to North East based businesses looking to develop their workforce and strengthen and grow their businesses. The fund is also designed to support individuals looking to get back into work, get promoted or start their own business.

Courses and Training

This training is delivered through a partnership of colleges, training providers and specialists in business support. Together we have a huge range of expertise and options to offer anyone looking to develop their business and their skills.

Courses on offer range from welding to digital marketing; lean manufacturing to managing staff; software testing to how to use Excel spreadsheets. With so much on offer we can deliver something which meets your specific needs, so talk to us. All courses are fully funded.

Do I Qualify?

If you’re a business you must have a base in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear or County Durham.

If you’re self-employed, a sole trader or a micro business you can also get support.

Employees must be over 16.

You will find a whole range of opportunities on this website but if you don’t see what you need just let us know; we will do everything we can to shape something around your needs.

Find the perfect course

Develop new skills