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There is a wide range of training providers in Coast to Capital supporting businesses and their employees.

These include:

  • Programmes such as the Hothouse Programme
  • Colleges
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Universities
  • Specialist training providers
  • Business Support Organisations
  • On-line training

The team of Growth Hub team can help you find the training to meet your needs.


Some training provision can be found at the bottom of this page.

Use our 3 Stage filter to find the best match of support services for you:




What sector do you operate in?

  • Advanced Engineering, Manufacturing & Construction
  • Creative Digital and IT
  • Education and Training
  • Environmental Technologies and Low Carbon
  • Food & Drink, Horticulture, Agriculture
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Marine, Aerospace & Defence
  • Professional Business & Financial Services
  • Tourism & Retail
  • Transport & Logistics

What support do you require?

Training, Skills and Recruitment

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Brexit Transition
  • 1 to 1 Advice & Guidance
  • Better Business for All - Help with regulation
  • Events & Networking
  • Funding & Grants
  • Export and import
  • Information, Videos and other Resources
  • Innovation and High Growth
  • Investing in Coast to Capital
  • Management and Leadership
  • Membership & Representation
  • Premises & Facilities
  • Signposting and portals
  • Start Up Support
  • Strategic Organisation or Partnership
  • Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Training, Skills and Recruitment

Where is your business located?

  • Adur
  • Arun
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Chichester
  • Crawley and Gatwick
  • Epsom and Ewell
  • Horsham
  • Mid Sussex
  • Mole Valley
  • Reigate and Banstead
  • Tandridge
  • Worthing
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See the Skills Hub for more skills , employment and training information.

The Business Hothouse - Developing Leaders and Managers

The Business Hothouse - Developing Leaders and ManagersClose    The Business Hothouse - Developing Leaders and Managers

Developing effective leadership and management skills within your business is critical to the success of your growth strategy. This area of free support is aimed at all businesses that want to learn how to develop their team of people. At a series of free conference-style events - delivered by the University of Chichester - you will learn a range of management techniques and leadership skills. Until the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, these events will be held remotely.

Budget 2021

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Summary of main measures outlined by the Chancellor on 3 March 2021

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)CloseDepartment for Work and Pensions (DWP)

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK's biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers.

National Careers Service

National Careers ServiceCloseNational Careers Service

Information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

New employability programme provides support for local job seekers.

New employability programme provides support for local job seekers.CloseNew employability programme provides support for local job seekers.

A new programme has been launched across the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) region to support both unemployed and economically inactive local people progress to job search readiness or move into paid employment.

Sussex Chamber Training Courses

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Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides a wide range of high quality training courses across the Sussex region. Training courses are ways of improving the effectiveness of your current workforce, but they are also attractive benefits for ambitious people.

Be the business | Digital

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Be the business is a not-for-profit organisation set up by the government to support SMEs. Their website is dedicated to helping small businesses make better use of technology to drive improvements in performance

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) are designed to build long-lasting and mutually beneficial collaborations between the working and learning worlds.

Workplace Pensions Employer Toolkit

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Your workplace pension questions answered - new toolkit available

Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce

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The Chamber is the voice of Brighton & Hove's business people. It's a voice that helps its members build successful businesses and be part of this great city's community and economy.

Google Garage

Google GarageCloseGoogle Garage

Google Garage offers free training to gain new skills for the digital world. You can: explore how websites work, build a strong online strategy, manage your time effectively, create a long-term social media plan and much more.

Green Growth Platform

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The University of Brighton's Green Growth Platform supports a thriving and innovative green sector in Sussex through an exciting network of environmentally focused businesses.

Catalyst Team

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Catalyst was formed to support growth and jobs by providing a flexible resource to action the to-do lists of growing companies.

Facebook Blueprints

Facebook BlueprintsCloseFacebook Blueprints

Facebook is a powerful marketing tool for businesses of every size. Don't miss your opportunity to take full advantage of the platform with these free online courses and training.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK Programme

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

Surrey Chambers of Commerce

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Surrey is one of the most successful and productive areas for business in the UK. It's a county that embraces innovation and is a fantastic location to run a business.

Sussex Chamber of Commerce

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Sussex Chamber of Commerce is one of only 52 Chambers in the UK to be accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) was established 150 years ago in 1860 and is the national body for a powerful and influential Network of Accredited Chambers of Commerce across the UK - a network that directly serves not only its member businesses but the wider business community.

Accredited Chambers of Commerce exist to make a difference to your business, through ensuring your views are heard within Government, opening new business opportunities in local, national and international markets, or providing critical business advice, services and skills development. High on the BCC's agenda is helping British business thrive, so the BCC works with Government to shape policy affecting businesses. It also focuses on key areas of activity including International Trade, Skills Development and Business Services.

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

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Fire service information, including recruitment, safety advice and training courses.

Construction Industry Training Board

Construction Industry Training BoardCloseConstruction Industry Training Board

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry. It works with construction companies to improve skills, increase competitive edge and respond to the many challenges employers face.



Creative Skillset empowers the Creative Industries to develop skills and talent; we do this by influencing and shaping policy, ensuring quality and by securing the vital investment for individuals to become the best in their field and for businesses to grow.

Croydon College

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Croydon College offers a wide range of training solutions to help your business grow, ranging from bespoke training programmes, consultancy to Apprenticeships.

Invest in People

Invest in PeopleCloseInvest in People

Invest in People is a national quality standard which sets a level of good practice for improving an organisation's performance through its people.

Invest in People is based on three key principles:

1. Developing strategies to improve the performance of an organisation - PLAN
2. Taking action to improve the performance of the organisation - DO
3. Evaluation of the impact on the performance of the organisation - REVIEW

University of Brighton

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If you want to recruit talent, train your workforce or access expertise, we may well be able to help you. You could also collaborate with us on a joint venture, or get help with government funding.

We have a long history of working with businesses, education providers and public sector organisations. Talk to us to find out more.

University of Chichester - Executive short courses

University of Chichester - Executive short coursesCloseUniversity of Chichester - Executive short courses

University of Chichester offer an executive portfolio of vocational, practical and in-depth short courses in events management, hospitality, marketing, leadership, people management and personal development.

University of Sussex

University of SussexCloseUniversity of Sussex

The University of Sussex is a leading research university, with a worldwide reputation for innovation and inspiration.

The University of Sussex provides a range of services including Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, IP, Research and placements.

Visit Britain Business Advice Hub

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A non-departmental public body funded by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS), VisitBritain/VisitEngland plays a unique role in building England's tourism product, raising Britain's profile worldwide, increasing the volume and value of tourism exports and developing England and Britain's visitor economy.

Worthing & Adur Chamber of Commerce

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Actively representing the business community on local, regional and strategic levels ensuring your voice is heard, Worthing and Adur Chamber is committed to supporting, developing and promoting all Worthing and Adur businesses large & small.

It is a vibrant and fast growing chamber encouraging businesses to work together for mutual success
Inspiring our young entrepreneurs to be the voice of tomorrow.

Coast to Capital Jobs Fuse

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Coast to Capital Jobs Fuse has been launched to help employers and individuals with employment challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is a joint service created by Coast to Capital LEP, Coast to Capital Growth Hub, The Education Development Trust (a prime contractor for the National Careers Service) and the Department for Work and Pensions.

COVID-19 Claim Back Statutory Sick Pay Paid To Employees

COVID-19 Claim Back Statutory Sick Pay Paid To EmployeesCloseCOVID-19 Claim Back Statutory Sick Pay Paid To Employees

If you're an employer, find out if you can use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees' coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).

- Who can use the scheme
- What you can claim
- Records you must keep
- How to claim
- Other help you can get

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