Funding your future 

There are lots of ways to fund your studies…

We are passionate about breaking down the barriers to learning. We know qualifications are a great investment in you or your organisation’s future but paying for can be the first challenge. Below are some options to help you to fund your development. We actively seek out more funding methods and add them as we find them:

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Modern Apprenticeships for all ages

As a National Training Provider we receive funding from Skills Development Scotland to deliver Modern Apprenticeships. To be eligible individuals need to be employed in a role relevant to the qualification being undertaken. Contact us to find out more.

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SAAS Part Time Fee Grant (coming soon…)

For qualifications at SCQF7 or above there is a part time fee grant that can be applied for through SAAS. Currently this is closed due to the Covid 19 situation. We will keep an eye on it and advise when this is an option. Meantime more information can be found here.

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Individual Training Account

If you earn less than £22,000 you may be eligible for £200 of the cost towards your qualification from Skills Development Scotland. Our team will check that your selected qualification is eligible and complete the application for you. Find out more here.

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Finance (coming 31st July 2020)

If we have been unable to secure funding we can help you to finance your qualification. This is done in tandem with a financial provider who will provide loan services to support your studies. More information coming soon.

Find out more about the range of qualifications offered by VLA