The Education and Training Foundation have commissioned AELP to manage and deliver a small bursary fund aimed at helping small independent training providers ITPs who may face barriers to accessing CPD support.
The bursary fund is designed to improve access by offering discounts on course fees, reducing the cost of travel and, in some circumstances, paying for overnight accommodation.
Eligibility criteria is based on the provider being on the Register of Training Organisations and their organisation having 250 (or fewer) learners in training.
ITPs who meet the eligibility criteria will be able to apply for a discount (up to a maximum of £250.00 per person) on any course offered by ETF between December 2016 and the end of March 2017. They will also be able to request support with travel and accommodation (the amount of funding made available for this will be decided on a case by case basis at the point of application). No more than two people from a single organisation will be able to apply for the support within each financial year.
If you would like to apply for the bursary funding the following on-line application form needs to be completed no later than Friday 13th January, 2017 and the offer is available on a ”˜first come, first served’ basis.