Obtaining up-to-date training and qualifications in business gives you transferable skills suitable for any sector.
Essential to any organisation, they contribute to the success of a business and cover a number of areas from communication, project management and negotiation to conflict resolution, leadership and customer service.
Good business skills at every level ensure effective communication with colleagues and keep an organisation running smoothly.
The Business Academy is perfect for you if you’re looking to reskill or upskill, and if your role has been directly impacted by Covid-19.
Signing up to the Academy will give you the opportunity to learn new skills, gain qualifications and open doors to employment and progression opportunities.
The Academy is for you if your job or wellbeing has been directly impacted as a result of Covid-19. This includes:
We can support anyone regardless of ability or experience.
Through the Academy you can receive careers planning and guidance support, training, opportunities to gain work experience and on-the-job training. Wellbeing support is also available to help you overcome any barriers that are preventing you from entering training and/or gaining employment.
Training and support activity will be provided through a range of blended approaches including remote engagement, self-directed learning through our CPD platforms and face-to-face where required.
Pathway support available includes:
If you require functional skills (English, maths or digital skills) to be able to complete any qualifications and training we can also provide this.
A Learner Support Fund is also available to those with significant financial barriers to help with travel costs, internet, childcare, IT equipment or learning materials.
To be able to access this service, you must be:
Are currently working but:
If you are interested and feel you meet the above eligibility criteria, please provide us with a bit more information about yourself through our self-referral form. Please click here to complete our self-referral form.
A dedicated Engagement Officer will get back to you and arrange a further discussion and to carry out your enrollment. You will then be allocated one of the following based on your needs:
If you have any queries please contact email@example.com.
The Business Academy is part of Shaw Trust Academies simultaneously: