About Us

Up to 60% funding for staff and business development.
Investing in you and your workforce to address skill gaps. 

Growing Workforces through Learning and Development (GWLAD) has developed from the success of the Elevate Cymru and SWSW projects and is led by The Wales Institute for Work-based Learning (WIWBL) of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) Group and supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

GWLAD is a project that has been designed to meet the intermediate and higher workforce development needs of businesses and not for profit organisations in Neath Port Talbot, City and County of Swansea, Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion.

The GWLAD project will provide enterprises with practical, flexible and achievable on-going staff development.

The programme has been designed to develop specific courses for individual businesses to meet their particular workforce needs. It enables learners to claim university credit for prior experiential learning and to deliver an extensive range of established and new modules leading to qualifications in Professional Practice.

These modules can be undertaken on their own or can build towards an overall qualification, from a Certificate of Higher Education to a Master’s Degree.   All courses are developed with the view of the individual developing or implementing a process or procedure that leads to a positive change in the workplace and to the business.

To achieve these qualifications naturally requires the commitment of the organisation and the individual, with the delivery of modules including lecture time at the place of work, tutor support, self-guided study and assessment (non exam).

We have courses available covering such topics as Leadership, Marketing, Coaching & Mentoring, Mindfulness, HR, Project Management, Managing Teams and Sustainability (but subject to demand) and are able to cater for new module topics.

For further information please click on the relevant links or if you would prefer then please contact one of the GWLAD Team on 01267 225167 or via email gwlad@uwtsd.ac.uk

What are your training needs?

So that we may create training modules which are most relevant to businesses like yourselves we would be grateful if you would let us know what employee training needs you have. It will take less than 5 minutes.

Please click here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PKWCCGT to start the short survey.