Changes to ILA Scotland Eligibility Criteria
Archived news: published on Friday 08 Jun 2012 by Fife Council
ILA Scotland is a Scottish Government scheme designed to assist people with the cost of approved courses. Anyone living in Scotland, aged 16 years & over and earning less than £22,000 per year can currently apply for a £200 learning account.
Following an announcement by the Scottish Government, the eligibility criteria for ILA Scotland funding have been extended to ensure effective targeting of resources. From 1st July 2012, the following additional criteria will be applied to all applications:
- Must not be in part-time or full-time Secondary, Further or Higher Education.
- Must not be degree qualified.
- Must not be participating in a National Training Programme (Modern Apprenticeships, Get Ready for Work or Training for Work programmes).
These additional eligibility criteria signal a strengthened commitment by the Scottish Government to provide greatest support to those most in need. For more information or to request an application pack, please contact ILA Scotland on 0808 100 1090 or visit their web-site: www.ilascotland.org.uk
Fife Council's 12 Community Use Schools support this commitment by offering a range of ILA Scotland approved courses: REHIS Food Hygiene, Emergency First Aid at Work, Introduction to Manicure & Pedicure, Scottish Licensed Premises Staff training, PC Passport, NPLQ Pool Lifegaurd, UKCC Sports Coaching awards etc.
These courses aim to equip learners with vital workplace skills, building confidence and enhancing CV's in order to gain future employment. For more information on the courses offered at Community Use Schools, please visit our web-site: www.fifedirect.org.uk/communityuse or e-mail us at: Enquiries.Communityuse@fife.
For more information contactGill Morgan, Administration Assistant
Tel: 08451 55 55 55 + Ext 49 06 35 Contact Gill Morgan online
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