Flexible Workforce Development Fund

Flexible Workforce Development Fund

Each levy-paying employer can apply for access to training to a value of

up to £10,000 in 2017/18


The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has announced that from 11th September 2017, employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can apply for support from the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

♦ The FWDF provides employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy with workforce development training to up-skill and re-skill current workforces

♦ The fund is in addition to apprenticeship support which all employers are eligible to access in Scotland

♦ The fund is only accessible by applying to Scottish regional colleges and Scotland’s Rural College and is worth £10m across Scotland

The fund is NOT available for training required by law

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Applications to the fund for 2017/18 will close on 15th December 2017 so… get your applications in as soon as possible

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Funds are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis

so get in touch with us today by calling Head of Alternative Funding, Anne Doherty on 01355 807611 or by filling in our contact form to arrange an initial discussion on how we can help you apply to the fund and recover some value from the Apprenticeship Levy that you’ve paid.

Have a look at the SFC’s Guidance for Employers here.

 


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