Finding the right funding for you

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There's a lot of funding support available to help you take the next step in your skills development.

What is an SDS Individual Learning Account?

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Apply for an SDS ILA and get help paying for a wide range of approved courses throughout Scotland.

ILA eligibility checklist

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Is the cost of learning is putting you off signing up for a course? Find out whether you’re eligible for up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training.

Ready to apply for an ILA?

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Your guide to applying for, and using, your SDS Individual Learning Account.

Where could an ILA take you?

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We found out how learners have put their ILA to use.

ILA course of the month

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This month, we find out how studying at home can make you a payroll whiz.

SDS Individual Learning Account FAQs

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The things you really want (and need) to know.

SDS Individual Learning Accounts

Did you know you could be eligible for up to £200 towards the cost of learning?

Are you an ILA provider?

Find all the information and resources you need on Provider Central.

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Create an account and find the right career advice, tools and information for you.