The Supplier Skills Programme (SSP)

How much can you get

Grants of between £500 and a maximum of £18,000, funded 50% by the SME and 50% by the European Social Fund.

Who it’s for

SMEs that have been actively trading for 6 months. The SME must be based in one of the following areas:

  • Birmingham
  • Solihull
  • Redditch
  • Bromsgrove
  • Wyre Forest

Charities and not-for-profit organisations are not eligible.

What you can get

The grants will allow employees to achieve any of the following qualifications:

  • Full qualifications level 1 to 7, or equivalent (including higher level management and leadership skills)
  • Units or a unit of qualification at basic level

Find out more on the Birmingham City Council website

Published 29 October 2020