Funding available UK-Wide
The MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) is an initiative to promote lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. The ELC scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years. You are reminded that ELC funding is only available for pursuit of higher level learning i.e. for courses that result in a nationally recognised qualification at Level three or above on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) (England and Wales), a Level six or above on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) or, if pursued overseas, an approved international equivalent qualification.
Funding in Wales
"ReAct" the redundancy action fund from the Welsh Assembly Government provide funding of up to £1,500 for people made redundant. They also provide funding for employers to go towards the cost of job related training.
For advice on training in Wales contact us.
For impartial assistance on funding and financial options contact the relevant UK careers advice service