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Skills training grants: Skills Accelerator

​Scheme closed for applications

The Skills Accelerator scheme is now closed. ​ ​​

What the skills training grant is for

The Skills Accelerator scheme provides grants to give skills training to employees, with the aim of making a difference to the sustainability or development of their employer's business.

Skills training may include vocational or specialist training, support for personal development or training for a new role.

Funding preference

We will give funding preference to:

  • small and medium businesses (usually one to 30 employees)
  • businesses other than finance and legal services
  • the use of local (Jersey-based) training providers

Grant amounts

You can get a grant of up to 75% of your training costs, up to a maximum of £4,000. The remaining 25% must be funded by you, your employer or a third party.​ 

Eligibility criteria: who can apply for a grant

Employer information

As an employer, you must meet certain criteria before your employee can apply for a grant. For example, you must:

  • be locally registered and insured
  • have been trading for more than six months
  • provide a supporting business case for your employee

You should download and read the guidance notes carefully as they explain in detail what you must do before applying for a grant. 

The application form includes s​ections for you and your employee to each complete.

Employee information

You should download and read the guidance notes below for more detail about the criteria an employee must meet ​before they can apply for a Skills Accelerator grant. 

The application form includes sections for you and your employer to each complete.​

Download Skills Accelerator guidance notes (size 231kb)​

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