Training Courses

…up to 80% funding

…develop your skills …develop your business


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.  

We would also encourage you to contact…

✔ your local Farming Connect development officer…or
✔ your selected training provider…or
✔ the Farming Connect Service Centre on 08456 000 813

You must apply for funded training during a skills application window

  • Monday, 3 May until Friday, 25 June 2021
  • Monday, 6 September until Friday 29 October 2021

NB All windows will open at 09:00 on the Monday and close at 17:00 on the Friday


Before you apply for funded training support please note the following:

  • One application per window from a registered individual will be permitted
  • A maximum of two applications per window per registered business allowed
  • Individuals applying for training for the first time will be prioritised

Please note from Monday, 12 April 2021, all Farming Connect accredited training courses can be delivered through the provider network. Digital and blended options are available for a number of training courses. Training courses are delivered with COVID-19 precautions in place. For more details please contact your chosen training provider directly or visit the individual course page on the Farming Connect website.

Training Booklet


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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