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Additional Support

There are a number of initiatives to help both individuals and employers which are not specifically focused on digital skills and the tech sector. Visit the links below to find out more. 

Free Courses

A library of free online courses to enhance your skills.

Individual Training Accounts (ITAs)

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course, and because it's not a loan, you don't even have to pay it back. 

Youth Guarantee

This guarantee by Scottish government will give everyone aged between 16 and 24 the opportunity to work, train or study. 


Free and confidential advice for employers and employees facing redundancy.

Employability Fund

Flexible funding to give people the skills they need that are in demand.

Kickstart Scheme

A new scheme which lets businesses in Scotland give unemployed young people an opportunity to work in government subsided job.