Boost your skills to get back into work

Would you like to boost your skills to help you get back into work? Skills Support for Employment will provide you with tailored support that will enable you to find employment and succeed in the workplace.

Improve your skills with fully funded courses

Whether you have been made redundant or are considering a change in career, Skills Support for Employment can offer you a range of courses you can study remotely to help you upskill and enhance your employment prospects. Best of all the courses are fully-funded, meaning there's no cost to you.

We understand that the current situation is tough for job-seekers, however it's the ideal opportunity to gain the skills you need to take your next step and get back into work.

We offer the following courses

  • Beauty therapy
  • Care
  • Child welfare
  • Cleaning
  • Counselling
  • Construction
  • Customer Service
  • Digital
  • Event planning
  • Facilities
  • Hospitality
  • Mental health
  • Retail
  • Team leading
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing
  • Welding and fabrication

Download our full list of courses

These are just some of the courses we can provide online. Download our full list:

Greater Manchester Courses

Sheffield City Region Courses

Once you have finished your course, you'll receive a certificate of completion, which you can reference on your CV.

Other support available

As part of Skills Support for Employment, you can also benefit from the following services:

  • A dedicated learning mentor to support you every step of the way
  • Careers advice
  • Help with writing your CV
  • Support with job applications and preparing for interviews
  • Access to a large network of employers across Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester

If you’d like more information on Skills Support for Employment in Greater Manchester and to see if you are eligible, visit this page or call us on 0161 240 6123 or email EmploymentGM@gcskills-support.uk.

To find out where you can access our services in your local area, see Our Locations.

Sheffield City Region

If you’d like more information on Skills Support for the Employment in Sheffield City Region and to see if you are eligible, visit this page or call us on 0114 212 2067 or email EmploymentSCR@gcskills-support.uk.

To find out where you can access our services in your local area, see Our Locations.