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Support for Learning Providers

SDS COVID-19 Relief Grant

In response to the effects of COVID-19, SDS has launched a Grant Scheme for Modern Apprenticeship Learning Providers.   

The grant offers eligible providers a monthly grant payment designed to assist with the costs of providing contracted services for apprentices, learners and employers during the pandemic. Initially covering the period of April to June 2020, it has now been extended to include July and August 2020.

Find out if you're eligible and how to apply below. You can also find the latest FAQs for providers on the Skills Development Scotland website.

SDS COVID-19 Relief Grant

Foundation Apprenticeships

We'll guide you through the process of delivering your Foundation Apprenticeship contract or becoming a provider.

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Modern Apprenticeships

Read the steps and resources you'll need to become a provider or to deliver your Modern Apprenticeship contract.

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Graduate Apprenticeships

Use our guide and resources to help you through the process of delivering a Graduate Apprenticeship contract.

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Become a learning provider

If you want to train the workforce of tomorrow, then find out how to apply to become a modern apprenticeship learning provider. 

Got a question about providing apprenticeships?

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