Low Carbon Skills Training Fund Released

Skills Development Scotland has recently launched the Low Carbon Skills Fund for 2013-2014.

The fund gives Scottish businesses with under 250 employees the opportunity to apply for up to £12,500 towards employee training costs. It provides funding for up to 25 training sessions and covers up to 50% of the cost, with a maximum of £500 per session. By increasing expertise in this growth area, Skills Development Scotland aims to harness the opportunities offered by natural resources and make Scotland a world leader in sustainable energy.

Training sessions that are eligible for support include:

• Green Deal Adviser/Assessor/Installer
• Renewable energy, low carbon technologies and microgeneration
• Energy efficiency, environmental and clean technologies
• Waste management and reuse
• Reducing carbon in supply and energy management

Please note: the Fund cannot be used for statutory training.

Download the application form and find out more by visiting the Skills Development Scotland website at: http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/our-services/services-for-employers/training/low-carbon-skills-fund.aspx

For information on Elmhurst’s Green Deal training courses, that will be eligible for the funding, please contact our existing dwellings team on 01455 883 257 or email us on existingdwellings-support@elmhurstenergy.co.uk

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