The Best Investment You Can Make For Your Business

Nelson and Colne College has an established reputation for providing high quality, cost effective training solutions to businesses across East Lancashire.

Our dedicated funding team will work with you to ensure your business is able to access appropriate funding to assist with the costs of training.

The Apprenticeship team has a breadth of experience and expertise in accessing funds for training from a wide variety of sources.

It goes without saying that a well-skilled workforce drives forward your business, and therefore continual professional development is one of the best investments you can make for your business.

With Government funding available for training, investing in Apprenticeships is the smart choice for you to achieve long-term business growth and profitability. You may even be able to receive grants for each Apprentice that you employ.

Speak to our expert Apprenticeship Team for more information.

Training Evaluation

Our training experts will regularly evaluate the effectiveness of our training delivery through Project Evaluation Reports so that you can be confident of the impact.

At key stages of the training, we will carry out a Training Needs Analysis to show the outcomes – so you can see the return on investment and report on this to colleagues within your organisation.

We will measure the impact of the training, from staff retention and motivation, to productivity and the ‘bottom line’ of your business. This also allows us to identify any changes and adapt the training programme if necessary – ensuring you that you are getting the most out of our training delivery.

The Apprenticeship Levy

The way that the Government currently funds Apprenticeships has changed. Please visit our section on the Apprenticeship Levy for more details: