Free training for your workforce - up to £20,000 per business

Date published: 31 January 2024

​Rochdale Training has secured funding from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to support local employers to train their workforce.

By offering your staff free courses or additional free training, you can:

  • Promote a culture of learning and upskill your employees in their current roles or help them progress into higher-skilled roles
  • Improve numeracy, language and digital skills in the workplace
  • Increase productivity and workforce development
  • Develop a loyal and motivated workforce, with higher staff retention rates
  • Build a stronger, more competitive business with a skilled and versatile team
  • Access our Free Silver Membership – Accessing further discounts


Some of the courses available from Rochdale Training


Jill Nagy, chief executive at Rochdale Training said "We are very excited to offer this fund to employers. It allows employers to select a package of support for employees across the business. Investing in the future by developing existing talent will support growth and future-proof businesses.”

We’ll be flexible to work around your business and ensure minimal disruption at all times.

​Take a look at our new 2024 Guide to Apprenticeships and Training via this link:

For further information, contact Lisa Agnew on 01706 631417 or

*Workforce funding is subject to employer/employee eligibility.

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