Learning to advance your career

If you’re searching for funded learning opportunities to kickstart your career, look no further. We have some advice here for you.

Learning And Training

Funded opportunities for everyone

We understand that choosing the right opportunity is half the battle with learning or training. We’ve broken these opportunities down to help you make your choice.

FutureLearn

On-demand training, day or night

Earn certificates Online Interactive

Courses between 2 and 6 weeks

Whether you want to develop as a professional or change careers entirely, there’s a world-class course for you here. Master a new skill with the world’s leading universities and brands.

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National Transition Training Fund (NTTF)

A fresh start

Online and in-person Redundancy support Accredited

Unemployed or facing redundancy

Gain an industry recognised qualification and join one of the growing sectors in Scotland. This route can help those facing unemployment or redundancy to reskill.

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STEM teacher training bursary

STEM flexible online and in-person

Career changers

Looking for a career change? The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) bursary scheme is open for applications. The scheme aims to encourage people to train as secondary school teachers in a range of STEM subjects. There are 150 bursaries of up to £20,000 available.

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Women Returners Programme

Extra support for women

Tailored Online and in-person Mentoring

Return to work

Returning to work after a period of absence? Grow, network and learn with a tailored support plan based on your needs and experience.

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ITAs

Up to £200 towards a training course 

Online and in person Earn certificates Tailored

Over 16s

Use ITA funding to develop the skills you need for new role or get training to progress at work.

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Webinars

Something for everyone

Free Online Expert advice

All

Whether you need career advice, help getting a job or redundancy support, our virtual learning programme can help.

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Skills Discovery

Knowing what skills you have can help you decide what training to undertake. Enter your previous jobs and we’ll show you areas you could improve in.

Discover your skills
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Want to talk to someone?

You can also speak to a careers adviser on the phone. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

0800 917 8000

Career advice

Whether you’re just starting out or considering a change, planning before making a career move is key.

Getting a job

If you're planning your next career move, we can help you put your best foot forward.