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Don’t miss out on £10,000 worth of free employee training

Posted: 11th January 2018

Applications for the Flexible Workforce Development Fund close on 28th February 2018.

Designed for former apprenticeship levy payers, the scheme will enable your business to access free and tailored training to support inclusive economic growth.

Contact the team at Edinburgh College to discuss your application.


FWDF Event – 24 January 2018

Time: 8.15am –  9.30am

Location: Enterprise Suite, Sighthill Campus, Edinburgh College, Bankhead Avenue, EH11 4DE

Applications for the Flexible Workforce Development Fund close on 28th February 2018. Come along to this event to find out about accessing £10,000 of funding toward your training budget

  • Find out what training is eligible
  • Help with training plans
  • Help with application for the fund

Coffee and bacon rolls provided

8.30am Intro

8.35am Speaker 1 on FWDF (Background & Benefits)

8.55am Speaker 2 on FWDF (Examples of current programmes to inspire you)

9.05am Q & A

9.15am Close with brief final networking until 9.30am

Tickets are available here: http://www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk/newsandevents/edinburgh-colleges-flexible-workforce-development-fund-business-event/

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