Develop your workforce up to £10k of training

The Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) is a fund that provides employers with development and training opportunities to up skill and re skill their existing workforce.

Launched by the Scottish Government in September 2017 and supported by Colleges Scotland, the fund will provide over £10m of training to employers in Scotland who have been subject to the Apprenticeship Levy.

The one-year pilot fund aims to encourage innovation in the economy, drive inclusive and sustainable growth, ensure a productive and engaged workforce capable of meeting the needs of employers and increase productivity in the work place.


Training at New College Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire employers can apply for up to £10k of the fund for training employees in partnership with New College Lanarkshire.

Training programmes can include: Team Member, Leadership & Management Skills, Lean Management, Digital/ICT skills, Health and Safety and Performing Manufacturing Operations. Bespoke training packages will also be considered.

Training will be provided by experts in the field and packages will be developed in line with organisational objectives.


How to apply?

Applications for the fund are open now and all applications must be made before 15th November.

You can apply through the FWDF enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch shortly.

Funding is allocated on a first-come first-serve basis so get your applications in quick!

Frequently asked questions