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GO Wal

  1. 1. GO Wales <br />Graduate Training and Development <br />Fund <br />
  2. 2. GO Wales <br /><ul><li>Encourage & enable SMEs to employ & train graduate staff
  3. 3. Enable businesses to access graduate skills
  4. 4. Encourage students and graduates to seek relevant work experience to add to their degrees
  5. 5. Encourage graduates to seek employment and develop their careers in Wales</li></ul>The programme is Pan Wales and is delivered <br />by all Universities in Wales<br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />
  6. 6. Graduate Training & Development Fund <br />Up to £1,500 financial support for SMEs to train staff with graduate qualifications<br />To help businesses retain and develop staff <br />GO Wales can part fund courses costing over £175 <br />GO Wales fund 50% of the cost up to £1,500 – the company pays the remainder<br />Each company can claim up to £5,000 until 2011<br />Please make an application before booking or paying for the course<br />Terms and conditions apply – www.gowales.co.uk/training<br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />
  7. 7. Who can apply? <br />Businesses in Wales that employ less than 250 people <br />Staff must have graduate level qualifications of NQF Level 4 or above; degree, HND, HNC or equivalent <br />Graduate sole traders <br />Funding is available to graduate staff irrespective of when they attained the qualification <br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />
  8. 8. Examples of courses GO Wales has funded <br />IT courses <br />Leadership and Management courses <br />Presentation skills <br />SAGE Accounting<br />Chartered Institute of Personnel Development<br />Chartered Institute of Marketing <br />PRINCE2 Project Management<br />NEBOSH <br />Masters Degree<br />MBA <br />And many more…<br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />
  9. 9. Why train staff?<br /><ul><li>Give your business a competitive advantage
  10. 10. New skills and knowledge
  11. 11. Motivated staff
  12. 12. Explore new areas for development
  13. 13. Save time and money in the long term</li></ul>“Even though the current climate can be tough, training is as important as ever, more and more companies are fighting for the same contracts; businesses need to be able to offer highly qualified staff, with up to date skills to gain a competitive edge.”<br />Jessica Bobbett (Ikona Ltd) undertook a PRINCE2 course using GO Wales Funding <br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />
  14. 14. Additional GO WalesServices for Businesses<br />Subsidised student/graduate work placements<br />Work Tasters <br />Free Vacancy Advertising <br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />
  15. 15. Contact<br />Telephone: 0845 225 60 50 <br />Email:info@gowales.co.uk<br />www.gowales.co.uk<br />

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