Training for Current Support Staff

We are able to access funding to provide current school support staff with nationally accredited qualifications at Level 2 or Level 3 that will develop their skills, knowledge and competencies.

All of the training that we provide is fully or part funded by the Skills Funding Agency, resulting in their being no costs to schools.

In order for school staff to recieve FULLY FUNDED training, eligibility criteria apply:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Work full-time (Usually 30 hours or more however in some Local Authorities can be less- please check for more details)
  • Do not hold a level 4 qualification or above in any subject
  • Have been a UK resident for the last 3 years or more



Schools can also access training for any non-eligible staff at heavily subsidised rates should school recruit a new Apprentice or have age eligible members of current staff enrolled on training.

At present we can currently provide the following qualifications free of charge for eligible staff:

  • Level 2 & 3 Teaching Assistant Qualifications (No age restrictions at present please double check for availability)
  • Level 2 NVQ in Activity Leadership (Age 16-23 only)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration (Any Age)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Management (Any Age)

 Please see the How the training is delivered page for further information.

Please get in touch with a member of the team on 0161 705 4300 or click the 'Register Interest' button if you require further details.