ITA Funding

ITA Funding

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ITA Funding

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

Use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level.

Whatever you want to do, there’s a wide range of ITA approved courses on offer. Because it’s not a loan you don’t have to pay it back.

This year SDS will fund 18,500 Individual Training Accounts. The scheme re-opened on June 27th to new applicants and will accept 15,000 applications between then and September 30th.

You could receive up to £200 towards a single course or training episode per year. ITA funding could be right for you if you’re:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work
  • Employed, earning less than £22,000 per year and looking to progress in or change your job
  • Resident in Scotland

Happy to Apply

Individual Training Account are now open for application. If your application is approved, you must book onto a course within four weeks of receiving your confirmation email.

To book a place, you’ll need to prove your income. Your confirmation email will list a note of the documents accepted as proof. Remember, you’ll have four weeks from the time your application is successful to make a booking.