Business training

Whether you're looking to change or grow your business, or are keen to learn more about new sectors and skills, stay up to date and make use of business training opportunities available in and around Horsham District. Can’t see what you’re looking for? Let us know your business training and skills needs at Below are some key training programmes that we are aware of.

Business Training Programme

A programme of free workshops for any existing or potential independent business based in Horsham District.

The Business Hothouse

Free support and guidance for businesses in the Coast to Capital area. Workshops, funding information and expert guidance.


Explore Research In Sussex Excellence (RISE) free innovation support for West Sussex businesses in partnership with the University of Brighton and the University of Sussex.

West Sussex Business Hub

Access an expanding range of local business support, information, advice and opportunities to connect with other local business owners, for free. The hub is part funded by Horsham District Council in collaboration with Councils across West Sussex and developed by Digital Islands.


Find out about the "Low Carbon Across the South and East" (LoCASE) programme, supporting businesses to make the transition to a low carbon economy

Making Every Contact Count

Digital training programme that supports organisations, professionals, and volunteers in having short, simple conversations about health to ‘make every contact count’ (MECC).

Recover and Rise SME Digital Accelerator Programme

West Sussex County Council, in partnership with district and borough councils in West Sussex, delivered a four-part series of free webinars designed to help businesses learn more about the benefits of transforming their processes and activities and how to maximise the impact and accessibility of digital technologies.