Elevate Cymru is a pioneering, work-based learning project providing both employers and employees access to funded* training courses designed to meet the needs of Welsh businesses. Elevate Cymru is part of the Work Based Learning Pro-gramme, funded by the EU’s Convergence European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government.

 The Elevate Cymru ‘Heads of the Valleys Network’ – a partnership of University of Wales, Newport and University of Glamorgan – supports businesses located in the convergence area counties of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Torfean, Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend and Rhondda Cynon Taff.


Businesses can access:

- Leadership and People Development

- Business Law

- Sales & Marketing

- Project Management


- Supply Chain Management and Logistics

- Finance and Financial Planning

- Business Operations and Processes

- Small Business Development


Tailored to fit this list is not exhaustive, courses can be developed in line with the needs of your business requirements


The courses will be delivered at Undergraduate and Masters level for which there are no pre-qualification requirements. It is appreciated that some employees may never have had the opportunity to study at University so to help support such employees students they will undertake an induction process.