Skills Hub

The Skills Hub forms part of the Growth Hub offer and invests in skills and expertise to drive business growth. We work with employers to identify how new skills can help to grow their business, and our team of Advisors can connect employers to high-quality training providers to meet those needs.

To explore the range of options available, contact us now for support in assessing your business needs and finding the right product for you.


Skills Bank

Please note, Skills Bank is currently closed for applications but is due to re-open soon. Register your interest for future funding by calling 03330 00 00 39 or emailing


Skills Bank brings about a new culture in the skills system; a flexible pot of funding which empowers employers to choose their training provider and invest in the skills that they need to support business growth.

Key features of the Skills Bank include:


  • Access to funds for bespoke, tailor made training
  • Skills Advisors who can help to support you in defining your skills needs
  • An approved list of quality training providers
  • Flexibility to choose from an approved list of suppliers or to find a provider specific to your needs


Information for Training Providers:

If you are a training and skills supplier and can offer employers responsive and bespoke training, you may be interested in becoming a supplier to the Skills Bank programme.  Please take a look at the Expression of Interest which can be found here.  Please note this is managed by Calderdale College and all queries should be directed to them.


We recognise that you as training providers may need to increase your capacity and skills as an organisation in order to support the Skills Bank. To support you in doing this, we have developed a Provider Capacity Development Fund for local skills/training providers to access if they can demonstrate their own and employer growth through the upskilling of their own staff.  Whether you are already a training supplier for the Skills Bank, or are considering getting involved in the Skills Bank programme, details of the scheme can be found here and an application form can be found here.

For more information about Support for Skills and Training call us on;  03330 00 00 39 or email;



The Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project organises and runs free to attend Masterclasses across the region to provide businesses with expert advice and support in an interactive environment which are all delivered by experts from industry.

Masterclasses is open to small and medium-sized businesses in the Sheffield City Region for current for more information see upcoming Masterclasses.