Funding

Training at East Park

East Park is an approved provider with both the Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Accounts and the Student Awards agency for Scotland Grant.

Individual Learning Account

Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs) are for people who are 16 or over and living in Scotland.

You can apply for an ILA if you are not in education, do not have a degree or above and are not taking part in National Training Programme (Modern Apprenticeship, Get Ready for Work or Training for Work).

You must also have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training with an Individual Learning Account from Skills Development Scotland.  Individual Learning Accounts are available if you are interested in learning something new or brushing up your skills.

To find out more and to request an application pack, call the helpline on 0800 917 8000 or visit myworldofwork.co.uk/section/funding.

Part Time Fee Grant (SAAS)

To qualify for support, you will need to meet the eligibility criteria on income, courses and qualifications, other funding, course providers and residence.

To qualify for this support, you must have an individual income of £25,000 a year or less. You must be studying an eligible course of Higher Education or Continuing Professional Development at levels 7-10 of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

You must be doing between 30 and 199 SCQF credits in each year of your course. Examples of eligible qualifications include a degree, HNC, HND, Professional Graduate Diploma in Education, some Professional Development awards, SVQ3 and SVQ4.

To apply, visit www.saas.gov.uk