Upskilling Training Subsidies

Upskilling Support - 2012/13 to 2016/17

Businesses supportedIn Receipt of Upskilling Funding1122293934
Beneficiaries (jobs safeguarded)Number Upskilled3257115104114
*These values may incorporate business/jobs that were supported across multiple periods, thus the total of these values may be higher than the actual total

Support Results (2012/13 - 2018/19)

Achieved to dateTarget

Gender Distribution by Year of Enrolment


Qualification Studied by Gender

Qualification StudyingGenderTotal
NVQ 3 and equivalent5213218
NVQ 4 and equivalent4188192
NVQ 5 and equivalent01212
Qualification StudyingYearTotal
NVQ 3 and equivalents712744184218
NVQ 4 and equivalents2243396127192
NVQ 5 and equivalents3222312

Age by Qualification Studied

Age DistributionQualification StudyingTotal
15 - 191176087
20 - 242867297
25 - 293117250
30 - 343610450
35 - 39337242
40 - 44294134
45 - 49233026
50 - 54122115
55 - 59112013
60 - 64 4004

Breakdown of Qualifications


Vocational Qualification Programme Studied Total Number
HNC/HND Electrical Engineering; General Engineering; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Advanced Units-Maths & Science; Mechanical Engineering; Operations Control; Operations Engineering 138
C & G CAD; Electrical 17th Edition; Parametric Modelling; Solid Works; F-Gas Category 1; Achievements measurement 2; Basic Electrical Maintenance; Inspecting & Testing Certifications; Knowledge on Solidworks; Mechanical Maintenance; Welder Approvals - BS EN 287-1; Welder coding-BSEN9606; AP Low or High Voltage - (Senior/Advanced/LV6); BS 4872 MIG & TIG Welding 3; BREEAM 2014 UK New Construction Assessor Training Course 107
NVQ 3/4 and 5 EMTA Extended Diploma; Electrical/Mechanical Engineering; Assessing Vocational Achievement; Basic Electrical Maintenance; CAD; CompEx Electrical Equipment In Harzardous Areas; Diploma in Engineering Maintenance; Engineering systems; Genie Boom and Scissor; Management; Marine Engineering; Offshore Training Ventilation; Vessel Crew Training; Fusion/Coded Welding & Fabrication; Occupational Health & Safety; PAAVQSET 62
IoSCM/IOSH/IASSC/TUV Rheinland Level 3 Diploma in Manufacturing; Managing Safely; Lean Six Sigma Green Belt; NEBOSH; Safety & Induction Training; STCW (95) Basic Safety/Medical First Aid; Functional Safety Programme; Lifting Machines Entry (Power/General);2394-2395 Inspection Test 20
BTEC Further Maths for Engineering; Mechanical Principals & Applications; Hydraulics & Pneumatics; Abrasive Wheels - Setters and Instructors (Engineering) 6
TSA Surveying Course 4
Energy Assessor Training course 3
BPEC Solar PV 2
Other Cultural Safety & Implementing Behavioural Safety; Accident Investigation; Guardian Glass; Internal Quality Management System Auditor; Certificate in Workplace Mediation; Designing Bridges to Eurocodes 8
Total 350


Academic Qualification Programme Studied Total Number
Bachelors Degree (B Eng; BA Eng; BA/BSc; Foundation) Engineering Technology; Energy & Sustainability Pathway; Design & Innovation (Environment Pathway); Mechanical Design; Renewable Energy Pathway; Environmental Health and Safety; Engineering; Engineering Management; Safety and Environmental Management; Environmental Management & Assessment; Electrical and Mechanical Engineering; Open Leadership Development 45
Masters Degree (MBA; MSc) Business Administration; Mechanical Engineering; Strategic Project Management; 7
Total 52


Professional Qualification Programme Studied Total Number
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT 3 & 4) Diploma in Accounting 4
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Professional Accountancy Qualification 2
NVQ 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) level 5 Human Resource Management; Certificate in HR Practice 3
Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 3 First Line Management; Level 4 Diploma in Leadership & Management (QCF);
Level 5 Ext Dip - Management & Leadership
Primavera Project Management 1
Total 19