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Funding - Scotland


In Scotland there is Government funding for Modern Apprenticeship training available through Skills Development Scotland (SDS), the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland. 


NFDT have a contract to deliver apprenticeships in partnership with SDS at no cost to employers provided candidates are eligible for funding. 


In order for candidates to be accepted onto an apprenticeship programme with NFDT they must satisfy eligibility criteria set by the Skills Development Scotland (SDS) :-


  • Be aged 16 or over
  • Work a minimum of 30 hours per week as stated in their contract of employment
  • Be legally entitled to work in the UK
  • Not already have a vocational qualification at the same or higher level on the proposed framework


For further information on funding options available to you please contact Scott Anderson on 01383 661 555 or at