Future proof
your business

With employee training funded by us! find
out what we can do for you and your staff.

Find out more

Give your business
The Edge

With employee training funded by us! find
out what we can do for you and your staff.

Find out more

Future proof
your business

With employee training funded by us! find
out what we can do for you and your staff.

Find out more

Welcome to The Edge

The Edge is a European Social Fund Project delivered by a partnership of Cumbrian Colleges and training providers offering funded training solutions to the workforce of Cumbria.

The Edge will identify the skills gaps in your business and offer a training solution which supports business growth and seeks to raise the attainment level of the learners engaged.

What’s available?

  • A menu of funded training courses for employees of Cumbrian SME businesses
  • Support for businesses of any size undergoing industrial restructure including funded training and employability support for staff at risk of redundancy

Eligibility

  • Eligible businesses must have a base in Cumbria and employ less than 250 employees. Those who are self-employed are also eligible for support.
  • Support is prioritised to the following industrial sectors: construction; visitor economy, clean energy, advanced manufacturing; rural economy; health & social care; professional services, creative & cultural and logistics.
  • Eligible employees must be aged over 16 years of age, be resident in the UK and be employed by a Cumbrian SME business.

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Edge Celebration Event

Skills Support for the Workforce