Costs of short courses are dependant on numbers. Individual costs and competitive group discounts are available from the Training Solutions Team. The College offers flexible payment methods.
For further information contact the Training Solutions Team:
Tel: 01563 495079
Some of the courses within the Training Solutions Directory are eligible for ILA funding. ILA Scotland is a Scottish Government scheme that supports people who have an income of £22,000.00 a year or less, or who are on benefits. For more information see our ILA Funding Section
There are a variety of schemes available through Skills Development Scotland including:
Employer Recruitment Incentive
Businesses can get up to £2,000 when they employ a young apprentice, take on individuals who have gone through one of SDS's pre-employment programmes, or have experienced some barriers to work in the past.
Flexible Training Opportunities
Flexible Training Opportunities, a funded programme through Skills Development Scotland (SDS) gives Scottish businesses with under 150 employees the opportunity to apply for up to £5,000.00 towards employee training costs.
For further information on these opportunities please click here.
Adopt an Apprentice
Adopt an Apprentice and not only will your business benefit from a skilled trainee, but you will receive a £2000.00 incentive. This incentive will help cover wage and recruitment costs of taking on a Modern Apprentice who has been made redundant from another employer.
This is for any modern apprentice that has been made redundant from 10 June 2009 and has taken up an apprenticeship with another employer. They need to be able to prove that they were made redundant either by P45, notification of redundancy, or an official letter from the previous employer.
We have been made aware that the Adopt an Apprentice Scheme has been extended till 31 March 2012.
For further information about any of these funding opportunities, please contact Skills Development Scotland on 0800 783 6000.
West of Scotland Loan Fund (WSLF)
WSLF is a unique consortium of twelve West of Scotland Local Authorities working together to provide loan finance to new and existing small to medium sized enterprises within the west of Scotland.
The Lennox Partnership
The Lennox Partnership is committed to helping local organisations develop and expand their services and workforces. To achieve this, the organisation offers a range of services to local organisations. This includes financial assistance and assistance with business planning and fund-raising.
Other funding may be available to support courses such as SVQs and Modern Apprenticeships.
For further information contact the Vocational Learning Team on 01563 523501 Ext. 4135 or 4136