GY Business

GY Business has all the solutions to your training and apprenticeship needs.

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The Apprenticeship Levy and You – download our booklet for how the Levy will affect you and contact us to help you with developing your apprenticeships.


Develop your workforce

Developing staff skills is key to business growth.

We can offer tailored courses and training for staff of all abilities with the best possible return on investment.

Working with you to maximise the development of your workforce, we offer:


Industry short courses:

Designed to re-skill employees in new areas or keep you and your team up-to-date with industry developments and legislative changes.

Professional qualifications:

As an accredited centre for many professional qualifications across a range of business disciplines, we work with your staff to improve their specialist knowledge.

Speak to our  team today on or email to see how we can contribute to the development of your workforce.

What GY Business can do for you

We are a skilled training provider with many years’ expertise and experience across a vast spectrum of employment sectors.

We have access to specialist teaching across the wide curriculum of Great Yarmouth College, graded a ‘good’ college by Ofsted in November 2013.

Our solutions come at competitive prices and, our partners – many we have worked with for  years – say, good value for money.

We can guide employers to tap into funding for many types of training and qualifications – from bite-sized courses to full qualifications – as well as incentives to take on Apprenticeships.

We have up-to-date information about all special initiatives and government grants. Part of Skills for the Workforce’ run by New Anglia Colleges – £3.3m of European money into East Anglia to support smaller businesses meet the skills needed for all aspects of their business, we can offer a free Organisational Needs Analysis.

Call us now to find out what is available to you.

We your business needs come first. One size never fits all when it comes to business.

We can design training packages to suit your specific business needs.

Training solutions can be fitted around your working patterns, shifts and busy times. We can deliver in your workplace or, if you prefer, at Great Yarmouth College.

Whatever suits you, we can deliver.

Since 2011, we have grown our Apprenticeship business more than three fold. Now more than 500 apprentices are earning as they learn in the workforce on a diverse range of frameworks across a wide spread of sectors.

We are proud of our expertise and record in training apprentices and helping to shape businesses grow and keep skilled, qualified and loyal staff.

We celebrate the scheme with our annual apprenticeship awards which celebrates our employer partners as well as the young people and older apprentices’ achievements.

We are also running Traineeships, offering quality work experience placements.

Supporting Skills for the Workforce – £3.3million of European money to support smaller businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk to meet the skills needed across all aspects of their business

  • A free Organisational Needs Analysis
  • A range of fully-funded or substantially reduced training
  • Short and long courses delivered in the workplace or at College
    Support to employ an Apprentice for businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk with fewer than 250 employees
Employees in training must be:
  • Employed on a formal contract
  • Aged at least 19 years or over
  • Lived in the EU for the last three years
  • Identified skills gap in the workforce
Training offered includes:
  • Leadership and team skills
  • Human resource practice
  • Food safety
  • First aid
  • Manual handling
  • Business and administration training
  • Customer service
  • Principles of cleaning
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Patisserie and confectionary
  • Dementia workshops
  • Mental health workshops
  • Welding
  • Preparing and proving CNC machine tool programmes
  • European Driving Licence (ECDL)

Call our Employer Services team now to find out how our specialist training can help your business.
01493 657722 or email

As a training provider Great Yarmouth College is committed providing high quality employer training, professional development and support – delivered in a cost effective and flexible manner.

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