Tata Steel UK Funding

If you are interested in accessing this funding, please complete all steps of your funding application at your earliest convenience – Funding is limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis

Am I eligible for this funding?

Eligibility is tested at the point of application. The following individuals are eligible for the programme.

Individuals must:

  • Live in Wales
  • 19 years old or over (tested at point of course commencement)

In addition, individuals must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Tata Steel UK (sites in Wales) employee
  • Employee of wider Welsh supply chain of Tata Steel UK

As part of your funding application, you will be asked to provide supporting ID documents to evidence your eligibility. This will include:
If a Tata Steel employee: 3 most recent payslips
If employee of wider Welsh supply chain: 3 most recent payslips plus self-declaration on supply chain

Wider Welsh supply chain refers to the network of individuals and companies that have partnership arrangements with Tata Steel UK. Components of the supply chain can be from areas such as producers, vendors, warehouses, transportation, distribution centres and retailers.


Please note, you only have 90 days from submitting your Training Plan to complete your funding application, for your funding to be approved and to be enrolled onto your chosen course. If your application runs over this timeframe, you may be unable to proceed with your current application and will need to start a new funding application.


Courses available through funding

Find our courses available through the funding below. To begin your funding application, please complete your Training Plan here. If you are interested in multiple courses, please speak with a member of the team to complete your training needs analysis.

Construction Courses

Health and Safety Awareness
In partnership with PCR Global
Site Manager (SMSTS)
In partnership with PCR Global
Site Manager (SMSTS) Refresher
In partnership with PCR Global
Site Supervisor (SSSTS)
In partnership with PCR Global
Site Supervisor (SSSTS) Refresher
In partnership with PCR Global
SEATS
In partnership with PCR Global

Digital Courses

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Word, Excel, Powerpoint or Outlook
Web Application Development Level 5 Diploma
In partnership with Code Institute
Cisco: Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions
In partnership with NILC
Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate
In partnership with NILC / Iungo
CompTIA ITF+
In partnership with NILC
CompTIA A+ Core 1 & 2
In partnership with NILC
CompTIA Network+
In partnership with NILC
CompTIA Security+
In partnership with NILC
CompTIA Server+
In partnership with NILC

Electrical Courses

City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Requirements for Electrical Installations BS 7671:2018 (18th Edition)
In partnership with Trydan Training
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations
In partnership with Trydan Training
City & Guilds Level 3 2377-77 Award in the In-Service Inspect & Test of Electrical Equipment (PAT)
In partnership with Trydan Training
City & Guilds Level 2 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations
In partnership with Trydan Training
City & Guilds Level 3 2365 Diploma in Electrical Installations
In partnership with Trydan Training
EAL Level 3 Award in Electrical Installation Inspection, Testing, Certification, and Reporting
In partnership with City Training Group
BS7671 Wiring Regulations 18th Edition
In partnership with City Training Group
BS7671 Wiring Regulations 18th Edition Amendment 2
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Solar Photovoltaic Systems
In partnership with City Training Group
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Design and Installation of Domestic and Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations
In partnership with Trydan Training
City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification 2346-03
In partnership with Trydan Training
EAL Level 3 Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Points
In partnership with City Training Group
EAL Level 3 Award in the Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems
In partnership with Trydan Training
EAL Level 3 Design, Install and Commission of Electrical Energy Storage Systems (EESS)
In partnership with Trydan Training
Battery Storage (Electrical Energy Storage Systems)
In partnership with City Training Group

Environmental Management, Sustainability & Green Skills Courses

Battery Storage (EESS)
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Air Source Heat Pumps
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Ground Source Heat Pumps
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC/Cert-ain Unvented Hot Water Systems
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Water Regulations
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Solar Photovoltaic Systems
In partnership with City Training Group
CITB SEATS
In partnership with PCR Global
City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the Design and Installation of Domestic and Small Commercial Electric Vehicle Charging Installations
In partnership with Trydan Training
City & Guilds Level 3 Electrotechnical Experienced Worker Qualification 2346-03
In partnership with Trydan Training
EAL Level 3 Award in the Installation of Small Scale Solar Photovoltaic Systems
In partnership with Trydan Training
EAL Level 3 Design, Install and Commission of Electrical Energy Storage Systems (EESS)
In partnership with Trydan Training
IEMA Foundation Certificate in Environmental Management
In partnership with Astutis
IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management Level 5
In partnership with Astutis
IEMA Pathways to Net Zero
In partnership with Astutis
IEMA Environmental Sustainability Skills for Managers
In partnership with Astutis
NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management
In partnership with Astutis or Ligtas
Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems (BPEC NOS for MCS)
In partnership with City Training Group

Fire Safety Courses

Level 2 Certificate in Fire Sprinkler Installations (Experienced Worker)
In partnership with Site Audit Services
Level 2 Certificate in Fire Sprinkler Installations (Inexperienced Worker)
In partnership with Site Audit Services

Gas & Heating Courses

Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems (BPEC NOS for MCS)
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Air Source Heat Pumps
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Ground Source Heat Pumps
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC/Cert-ain Unvented Hot Water Systems
In partnership with City Training Group
BPEC Water Regulations
In partnership with City Training Group

Health and Safety Courses

Emergency First Aid (EFA)
Health and Safety Awareness
In partnership with PCR Global
IOSH Managing Safely
In partnership with Ligtas
IOSH Working Safely
In partnership with Ligtas
NEBOSH Construction
In partnership with Ligtas
NEBOSH General
In partnership with Ligtas

Health and Social Care Courses

Level 2 Health and Social Care: Core

Hospitality Courses

BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (Alcohol Licence)

LGV (HGV) Training Courses

LGV C (Class 2) with initial driver CPC – Standard or Short Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C (Class 2) with driver CPC periodic training – Standard or Short Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C+E (Class 1) with initial driver CPC – Extended or Long Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C+E (Class 1) with driver CPC periodic training – Extended or Long Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C1 (3.5t to 7.5t) with initial driver CPC – Standard or Short Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C1+E (3.5t to 7.5t towing trailer) with initial driver CPC – Extended or Long Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C+E (Class 1) – Standard or Short Upgrade Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C1+E (3.5t to 7.5t with trailer) – Standard or Short Upgrade Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers
LGV C1+E (3.5t to 7.5t with trailer) – Acquired Rights Standard or Short Upgrade Course
In partnership with Big Wheelers

Automotive Engineering Courses

IMI Level 2 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Routine Maintenance Activities (603/1466/7)
IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement (603/1468/0)

Plant Courses

360 Excavator (Above and Below 10T)
In partnership with The Construction Hub Academy
Articulated Rear Tipping Dump Truck
In partnership with The Construction Hub Academy
Forward Tipping Dumper
In partnership with The Construction Hub Academy
Loading Shovel
In partnership with The Construction Hub Academy
Ride on Roller
In partnership with The Construction Hub Academy
Telescopic Handler
In partnership with The Construction Hub Academy

Project Management Courses

Agile Project Management – Foundation Only
In partnership with NILC
Agile Project Management – Foundation & Practitioner
In partnership with NILC
PRINCE2 – Foundation Only
In partnership with NILC
PRINCE2 – Foundation & Practitioner
In partnership with NILC

Click here to find more information on our courses

Our course profiles, with further details on each course, can be found below.


How Do I Apply?

Choose your course

With our extensive list of courses available under the funding, we’re confident you will find your perfect course.

Please note, you can only access funding for one course at a time. If you are already in the application process, waiting for your funded course to begin or are already on a funded course, please wait to complete this course before applying for this funding for another course.

Training Plan

Begin your funding application by completing and submitting an online Training Plan here.

Please only submit one Training Plan at a time. If you wish to apply for funding for multiple courses, you must only submit one Training Plan for your initial course. Once you have secured your funding and completed the course, you can submit a second Training Plan for your next course.

Check your emails

Once we have reviewed your Training Plan, a member of the team will contact you via email to request additional documents to complete your funding application.

Please ensure you complete and return these documents as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please note, ineligible submissions won’t receive a response email.

Start your course

Once you have returned your additional documents and your funding is approved, we will work with you to book you on to the best suited start date for you.

Please note, if your course is through a training partner, they will complete this step with you. Any self-led courses can be started immediately.


If you’re unable to find your preferred course, or are unsure if you’re eligible for funding, please contact a member of the team on 01443 663128 or bis@cymoedd.ac.uk

Aberdare

Wellington Street
Aberdare
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF44 8EN

Nantgarw

Heol y Coleg
Parc Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QY

Rhondda

Llwynypia
Tonypandy
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CF40 2TQ

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Twyn Road
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7XR

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