Fund your Learning

SCMA is a Skills Development Scotland Individual Training Account (ITA) Approved Provider.  

ITAs are available to help people develop the skills they need for work.  Funding from Skills Development Scotland gives eligible learners up to £200 toward a single course or programme. 

To apply for an ITA, learners must:

  • be aged 16 or over
  • be living in Scotland
  • have an income of £22,000 per year or less or
  • be on certain benefits
  • currently be in, or actively be seeking work
  • not be in secondary, further or higher education
  • not be undertaking a Foundation, Modern or Graduate Apprenticeship
  • not be undertaking any other Skills Development Scotland funded training.

ITAs:

  • Can only be used on one single occasion within a 12-month period.
  • Are renewable each year, providing you meet the criteria and renew your account.

 APPLY TODAY

Applying for an ITA is as simple as 1, 2, 3...


  1. If you are eligible we recommend that you apply for an ITA through the My World of Work website myworldofwork.co.uk.
  2. Contact SCMA on 01786 445377 to discuss your application.
  3. Once all paperwork is completed, you will be able to access the full Unit and associated courses with SCMA..
  • Funding from Skills Development Scotland gives eligible learners up to £200 toward a single course or programme. 

  • Because it is not a loan, you don’t need to pay the money back.

  • The criteria for an ITA allows individuals who already hold degrees to apply for funding.