Knowledge, skills and training

Equipping yourself and your workforce with knowledge, skills and training is essential for long term success in business. Encouraging innovation from within your organisation and empowering your teams to keep pushing the boundaries will help you to stay ahead of the competition.

Business Solutions Centres (BSCs) offer a range of options for expanding the expertise of you and your workforce – whether you’re a manager needing leadership training to help take your company to the next level or a business that’s looking to offer apprenticeships for recent graduates – we’ll be able to help fill your skills gap.

Recruitment services

Here at the Business Solutions Centres (BSCs), we can offer free recruitment services for employers, as well as the opportunity to come along and meet job seeking students and graduates or source apprentices at a range of careers fairs, presentations and drop-in sessions through our relationship with the University of Wolverhampton and their specialist department, The Workplace.

RECRUITMENT SERVICES

Degree apprenticeships

If you’re looking to upskill employees or attract new talent, you can bring real benefits into your business with Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

Part of the University of Wolverhampton, the Apprenticeship Hub can help your business to develop a workforce with higher level professional and technical skills through work-based training with costs co-funded by the government.

DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) is a UK-wide programme designed to help improve the competitiveness of your business, productivity and performance through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills. They operate as a three-way partnership between a company, a highly qualified graduate and university experts.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER PARTNERSHIPS (KTPs)

University of Wolverhampton

Since it was established over 180 years ago, the University of Wolverhampton has earned a reputation for creativity and innovation.

With several campuses in the West Midlands, and an increasing international presence, the University prides itself on being a place of opportunity for its students, staff and the communities and businesses it engages with.

UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON
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Innovation Vouchers

Innovation Vouchers are available to eligible local businesses through a consortium comprising of Aston University, Birmingham City University and the University of Wolverhampton.

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), it allows small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Black Country and The Marches to apply for financial support, an Innovation Voucher, worth £2,500.

INNOVATION VOUCHERS
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Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise Network (KEEN)

The University of Wolverhampton is leading the Knowledge Exchange & Enterprise Network (KEEN), a business improvement programme, which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

KEEN is designed to help eligible SMEs increase their profitability and achieve sustainable growth through working with the University.

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE & ENTERPRISE NETWORK (KEEN)