For Businesses

Business Gateway within The Sheffield College is the first point of contact for employers and offers a wide range of courses and qualifications aimed at the world of work and industry. The Sheffield College as the largest training provider in the city and linked with around 3,000 employers, has a wealth of expertise to help businesses succeed, to build on existing provision and create a competitive edge.

Encouraging innovation with both a focussed and flexible approach to employer engagement, our products and training provision are designed to meet both demanding business needs and provide measurable impacts to professional development within the City Region and beyond.

Investment in training is crucial to business success. It increases competitive edge, encourages staff motivation, loyalty and the desire for continued professional development.

Business Gateway covers all short courses, and part and full-time vocational and higher education qualifications.  This includes Apprenticeships and Work Place Delivery programmes with ongoing basic skills training and new initiatives to help tackle redundancy and provide support to employers.

Heather MacDonald, Principal and Chief Executive of The Sheffield College, said: 

“We are committed to working more closely with employers, helping people unlock their business potential, and delivering the skills that industry needs.

“Investing in training is crucial to business success. It increases competitive edge, encourages staff motivation and retention and boost profits. This service will bring all of our employer-related provision into one recognizable brand.”