Training Courses

Farming Connect skills funding.

...develop your skills, develop your business


  • All training courses subsidised by up to 80% for registered individuals
  • Wide range of short courses available, categorised under ‘Business’,‘Land’, 'Land - machinery and equipment' and ‘Livestock’
  • Network of approved training providers located throughout Wales 

Applying for Farming Connect skills and training is largely an online process but you can access one-to-one help and support at any stage you might need it.  

For more information on future support available please contact …

✔ your local Farming Connect development officer…or

✔ your selected training provider…or

✔ the Farming Connect Service Centre on 03456 000 813

✔ Follow the online step-by-step guide


Please note you can apply for a funded training course from 9.00 am Monday 15th May 2023. Applications will be approved on a monthly basis and you will be notified within 10 working days.

If you need help to apply for a funded training course please contact the Farming Connect Service Centre between 9am and 5pm.

Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg. We welcome calls in Welsh.

Are you registered as an individual with Farming Connect?

Please note: if you are not already personally registered with an individual email address and you plan to apply for funded training please contact the Farming Connect Service Centre on 03456 000 813.

Application month

Individuals registering for the first time  to apply for a training course in a particular month need to  contact the Service Centre before the cut off dates below

 Registered clients ( new or existing )  have until the end of each month to apply for a funded training course

September 2023

 27 September 2023

30 September 2023

October 2023

 27 October 2023

31 October 2023

November 2023

 28 November 2023

30 November 2023

December 2023

 19 December 2023

31 December 2023

January 2024

 29 January 2024

31 January 2024

February 2024

 27 February 2024

29 February 2024

March 2024

 26 March 2024

31 March 2024

Please note you will be notified the results of your funding application on or around the 14th of the following month. 

Pesticide Update | Important Plant Protection Product (PPP) Update

Please click here to download the current list of courses available through the Farming Connect Accredited Training Programme

Please click here to download Map of mandatory modules to the existing accredited training course list


After completing ‘Business planning and development’ and ‘Marketing your business’ training courses, Steve had the confidence to launch his new online and delivery-based business, Pembrokeshire Lamb, and he’s now selling boxes of his quality ‘gate to plate’ lamb, hogget and mutton directly to customers. 

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