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Skills Development Scotland  

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and grow.

The following products and services are provided across Scotland, and ready for you to access now!

Individual Training Account Account (ITA)

Having the right qualification could be the difference that allows people to get a job or lets them move up or change roles if they’re already in work. An ITA can help you develop necessary skills, by providing up to £200 for training or learning. 

Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria for SDS Individual Training Accounts (ITA) may qualify for £200 a year towards training. And because it’s not a loan, the money doesn’t need to be paid back.

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Our Skillsforce

Brings together skills related support for businesses

Get funding and one-to-one support for your skills and training needs

We can help you access financial support to make your business goals a reality. 

Do you need funding to train your workforce?  

Are you looking to recruit skilled staff, but need the money to do so? 

Skills Development Scotland can help.

Flexible Training Opportunities 

Flexible Training Opportunities is a way of helping small businesses maintain training and workforce development.

If your business needs more personalised support? Then perhaps Skills for Growth is for you. Skills Development Scotland employer engagement advisers would be happy to talk you through your different options, and their consultancy support is completely free.


Course Enquiry Form

ITA Courses: £200

ITA Scotland (Individual Training Account) is a government scheme to help pay for training courses, whether you want to improve your career prospects or just learn something new.