Digital Skills for Growth – Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has commissioned UK Skills Academy as lead to deliver The Digital Skills for Growth and Productivity, under the European Social Fund’s ‘Skills for Growth Fund’. Together with The Coders Guild, Back to Work Group, The Manchester Digital, Apprentify and GC Education & Skills we will upskill 2000 participants across Greater Manchester offering a range of digital transformation courses and qualifications.

Who are the courses aimed at?

These fully funded digital courses are for people who are:

  • Currently in employment across all sectors in Greater Manchester: Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan.
  • SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) in Greater Manchester. They are designed to help people develop the practical and technical skills needed to take their products and services online.

SMEs of all sizes will have the opportunity to upskill their staff in areas such as Cyber Security, Digital Marketing, Data Analytics, Coding and Digital Transformation for Leaders and Managers.


Age 19+

Greater Manchester Resident or Company Registered/Trading Postcode in the Greater Manchester area.

All of our courses are created with inclusivity in mind – everyone is welcome. We are particularly keen to support people over 50 years old, people with a disability, people in low paid employment, people from BAME backgrounds and women.

What To Expect

Express your interest in a course and one of the team will be in touch shorty.

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