Welsh Government

For further support or business advice

Call us on: 08456 000 813

Face-to-face training

Could our short accredited training courses help you meet your business objectives? Can we help you identify the training which would most benefit you, eligible family members and your workers?


Develop the skillset within your business by:

Through our Skills and Mentoring programme, eligible individuals registered with Farming Connect can access funding for completing short accredited training courses.

  • Category 1 – Business Improvement - 80% Funding
  • Category 2 – Technical Courses - 80% Funding
  • Category 3 – Machinery and Equipment Use - 40% Funding

For the full list of eligible courses please click on the link above.


Click here to see our Training Booklet.

Registered individuals will only be able to apply for the funding during open application windows.
Please see below future window dates:​



  • Monday 1st of October until Friday 26th of October 2018


  • Monday 4th of February until Friday 1st of March 2019
  • Monday 3rd of June until Friday 28th of June 2019

All windows will open at 9.00am on the Monday and close at 5.00pm on the Friday. All windows are open for 4 weeks.


To identify your training needs you will need to complete your online Personal Development Plan (PDP) and submit an application for funding on the Business Online Support System (BOSS). 

Development Officers

Our team of local Development Officers and approved training providers will be able to provide guidance on how to complete your PDP at the Personal Development Plan Workshops. The workshops will provide you with a useful presentation and a User Guide that will support you to enable you to complete the PDP in your own time. 

Training User Guides

Case Studies

Technical training aids fertility improvements in Welsh dairy herd

Young Powys farmer Aled Jones is sharpening both his business and practical skills with support from Farming Connect

If you have previously applied for training funding and have any queries please contact the Service Centre on 08456 000813.