If you are an employer looking for an affordable route to develop the skills of your workforce or recruit qualified new employees, Skills Bootcamps could be a great option.
Skills Bootcamps are developed in partnership with employers and training providers to help fill local skills gaps and vacancies. They offer employers access to specialist training for the skills you are looking for, helping to build a loyal and talented workforce to futureproof your business.
The programme is funded through the Department of Education's National Skills Fund and forms part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, helping adults 19+ gain Skills for Life.
For more detailed information, including the maximum amounts available per learner, read the specifications available for each sector.
Skills Bootcamps Specification - Leadership and Management.pdf
The fund will support employers to deliver bespoke training initiatives that meet short to mid-term skills shortages and are expected to deliver progressions into work, a new role, new responsibilities or new contracts.
Applications are currently closed, and details of a second call for funding will follow shortly.
The fund is seeking applications from organisations who can collaborate to co-design and co-deliver innovative approaches to address the skill shortages across our key sectors. These can be new or existing collaborations and can consist of any combination of employers, training providers, colleges, universities, sector representatives and/or other community or charity organisations – there is no set formula.
Applications are currently closed. Previously entered applications must:
Please note: Any questions raised during the application process that are not commercially sensitive will be published publicly on our webpage as part of an FAQ document.
If you have any questions about this application, or require documentation in another format, please direct these to Graham Smith at email@example.com including “Skills Bootcamps” in the title.
Complete the Due Diligence Disclosure form as part of your application.
Find out more about how to apply for the fund by watching our launch event on YouTube.
View a slide deck of the information shared during our launch event.
For those who missed our networking event, watch the event on YouTube.
Guidance on performance management and monitoring for project delivery (pdf).