Sources of Funding

There are several sources of funding available for individuals and businesses. The following are some of the most commonly available:

Career Development Loans

We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 20174. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning.

For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Business Link

Business Link lists many types of local enterprise funding as well as other sources. These change frequently so it is worth checking regularly to see what is available to support businesses and individuals in your local area.

Please go to the following webpage for more details:


Construction Companies in the Levy Scheme in NI can get funding for courses listed in this brochure. Please go to the following webpage for more details, and search for Woodward as a course provider:

Construction Skills

Construction Companies in the Levy Scheme in England, Wales or Scotland can get funding for NEBOSH and IOSH courses under Grant A09 – Technical and Professional Attendance. The courses which we offer that are listed as eligible are the NEBOSH National Construction Certificate and the IOSH Managing Safely course.

You can claim up to a maximum of 35 days per person each Grants Scheme year at £50 per day.

Grant is available for full days of off-the-job training, on approved technical and professional training courses, in construction-related subjects only. More information can be found here:

MoD Service Leavers

MoD Service Leavers undergoing their Resettlement Phase can access funding from the MoD. Please go to the following webpage for details of our Resettlement and ELC Funded Training Package Scheme for Service Leavers:

ELC Funded Training

Please note that Woodward has Approved Learning Provider status in the MOD Enhanced Learning Credit (ELC) Scheme. Our ELC Provider Number is: 4435

More information on the ELC Scheme can be found on their website at:

The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

The LEP skills service supports small and medium-sized businesses based in the Leeds City Region to grow with support and funding for training. A team of expert advisors will work with businesses to identify their skills needs and help find the right training. Eligible businesses could also receive grants of between £500 and £50,000 to support with up to 50% funding for training costs. Advisors work with businesses to create a robust application for funding, supporting with all paperwork.

The training provision is employer-led, enabling businesses to design their own solutions and plug gaps in the market. The funding is available for a limited time.

To find out more, or to see if you’re eligible for support and funding visit: