Individual Training Account (ITA) Funding

You could receive up to £200 towards a single course or training episode per year with ITA Funding from Skills Development Scotland.

The following courses are eligible for ITA funding:

PDA Health and Social Care Supervision

Paediatric First Aid (2 days)

Emergency Paediatric First Aid


How to apply


To be eligible you must be:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • Not in education or involved in any other SDS funded programme
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work or Employed and earning less than £22,000 per year
  • Resident in Scotland

Providing Proof of Income

On receiving your application, Training for Care will request to see documentation of proof of income to confirm your eligibility for the funding.

Evidence Required:

  • Employed – most recent 3 payslips
  • Self-Employed – a copy of the tax return submitted by you to HRMC in respect of the last full tax year
  • Not-Employed – Headed letter from Jobcentre Plus/Social Security Benefit Office

Group Bookings

If your organisation would like to arrange group bookings for these funded courses, please contact us to discuss your requirements.