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Digitising the Economy through Skills Development

Grow Digital Cornwall is an £800,000 project based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The main aim of the project is to work with businesses to understand how to improve the relevance and availability of digital training and apprenticeships to suit their needs. The project has received £641,185 from the European Social Fund.

If you are an SME (small or medium-sized enterprise) based in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly, you could be eligible for a Training Needs Analysis which will help you to identify digital skills gaps and be connected to new trial training which will address those needs. With the right digital skills, your business can grow and survive in the increasingly digital marketplace. Contact us to book a Training Needs Analysis.

The project is led by Digital Peninsula Network, with delivery partners Truro and Penwith College, Maybe*, Penzance Business Improvement District and Council of the Isles of Scilly.

Digital Peninsula Network logo

Digital Peninsula Network is a not-for-profit organisation based in Penzance offering digital apprenticeship and funded digital training. DPN is the lead partner for Grow Digital Cornwall.

Truro and Penwith College logo

Truro and Penwith College is nationally recognised by OFSTED as one of the best in the country with a long track record of apprenticeships and digital training.

WDYT logo

The highly acclaimed #WDYT (What Do You Think) campaign will be offered to local businesses to give their social media a boost and increase visitors to the area. Join #WDYT for West Cornwall.

Penzance BID logo

Penzance Business Improvement District is a not-for-profit company set up by businesses to improve the local trading environment in Penzance. It provides a resourced service for businesses in the area with funds to spend on the projects the businesses want.

The Council of the Isles of Scilly logo

The Council of the Isles of Scilly is actually one of only two sui generis unitary authorities in the United Kingdom, the other being the City of London Corporation. Both organisations have a wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority.

European Social Fund

This project is receiving £641,185 of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit