BUSINESSES can find out about free workforce development courses from Wiltshire College at a networking event in Swindon next week.

The #FSB Connect Networking event is inviting lecture David Reese and development and training manager Norma Jaggon-Barrett from the college who will be on hand to talk about the opportunity of a free one-day professional skills and development workshops, delivered through the Lackham, Salisbury and Chippenham campuses.

The courses will include accredited development course at level 2 and can also be completed through an e-learning platform.

There will be time for a Q & A session afterwards and the chance to place a business card into a hat, with the winner getting the opportunity to do a five minute talk to the room about their business.

The networking event, which costs £5 for one ticket or £7 for two will be at the Basepoint Business Centre, Rivermead Drive, Swindon from 5.30 pm on Wednesday November 21.

The Federation of Small Businesses is a national membership network that offers support and advice to small businesses and hosts regular networking events across the South West.