Low Carbon Skills Fund

Be rewarded for reducing waste and going greener and apply now for help towards training costs in energy efficiency.

Are you an employer with fewer than 100 employees? Then you can apply for up to £5,000 with the Low Carbon Skills Fund. The fund can help you cover employee training costs in areas such as renewable energy and low-carbon technologies, energy efficiency, waste management and reuse, and reducing carbon in supply and energy management.

How it works

We refund up to 50% of employee training costs, up to a maximum of £1,000 per employee. It’s an opportunity to further develop within your industry and help Scotland become more sustainable.

Eligible training includes:

  • Renewable energy, low carbon technologies and microgeneration
  • Energy efficiency, environmental and clean technologies
  • Waste management and reuse
  • Reducing carbon in supply and energy management.

Key criteria

Your business needs to employ fewer than 100 people. You can receive up to a maximum of £5,000 for training.

Helping grow low-carbon businesses

David Mawhinney is the owner of Glasgow-based Renewable Installation Solutions Ltd.

“The Low Carbon Skills Fund has really helped us grow our business,” he said. “We have taken on three engineers, we hope to take on another three soon.

“We’d like to put them all through the same training as us – but we could only achieve this with the type of funding offered by the Low Carbon Skills Fund.”

Find out more

To find out more about the Low Carbon Skills Fund visit Our Skillsforce here https://www.ourskillsforce.co.uk/develop-your-workforce/low-carbon-skills-fund/

 

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