Salford Skills for Business Apprenticeship Fund

Your organisation can benefit from a trailblazing new apprenticeship fund developed by Salford public and private sector organisations.

Whether you want to employ an apprentice or support your existing workforce with professional development, we can provide financial support to cover the cost of apprenticeships, subject to meeting certain criteria.

As part of the fund, you may also be eligible for a £3k financial incentive to support with employment costs of a new apprentice.

So if you’re a small to medium sized organisation (SME) in Salford, who wants to develop your business and help unlock new talent, check out the criteria and apply today.

To apply simply complete the online form below.

Apply online

We can also support you to identity suitable potential talent for an apprenticeship opportunity. If you have any queries regarding the fund don’t hesitate to contact us by emailing

To date the fund is not far off half a million pounds thanks to its partners Salford City Council, Apprenticeships at Salford City College, Bupa, Kingsland Drinks, Salford CCG, Salix Homes, Seddon, University of Salford, dock10 and Compass Apprenticeships. This includes £114,000 GMCA funding to support a proportion of apprentices’ salary costs.

Salford Skills for Business Apprenticeship Fund - creating quality and sustainable apprenticeship opportunities to grow talent across the city

Apprenticeships at Salford City College


University of Salford

Kingsland Drinks

Dock 10

Salix Homes



NHS Salford CCG

Compass Apprenticeships



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