Opportunities Workshop Limited in association with Ixion are offering FREE training courses for eligible companies within the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP.

The training courses are fully funded by the European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency. The courses have been designed to best support the needs of local employers and employees.

Priority Sectors

This programme is prioritising support to businesses in the following sectors:

  • ICT & telecoms
  • Low carbon environmental goods & services
  • Manufacturing, engineering, and processing
  • Logistics
  • Creative industries
  • Agriculture, food & drink
  • Biotech & life sciences
  • Water & energy
  • Visitor economy eg Hotels, tourist attractions and restaurants

Free Training Courses Available

  • Digital media & marketing
  • Financial & business services
  • ICT & telecoms
  • Management

A full list of courses on offer can be found here.

Company Eligibility

Companies must have between 10-250 employees and operate with the above GCGP LEP area.

Participant Eligibility

Employees must be UK / EU citizens, aged16 or over and eligible to work in the UK.



No company contribution is required as the courses are fully funded.

Application Process

Companies will undergo an Operational Needs Analysis to identify skills training needs and will be supported from beginning to end of the programme by the project manager.

Each employee/learner will have a bespoke training plan tailor made for them, taking into account the company needs and time available.

For further information, please contact Sarah Rands, Project Manager, via the details on the right hand side.


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