Funding Available

We wouldn't want you to miss out if the cost of our courses is an issue! That's why we are always trying to find ways of helping you cover the cost of attending our courses. See below for current funding opportunities:

Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland offer various training grants (details available on their website www.historic-scotland.gov.uk) including up to £1,000, as part of their 'Conservation Training Grants Scheme', towards the cost of courses for those involved in evaluating, specifying and undertaking works to building fabric to extend their knowledge and skills base.The aim being to raise technical standards in the conservation, repair and maintenance of traditional buildings in Scotland.

Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), Historic Environment Scotland

Funding is available for those within an area covered by a Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), which can go towards our traditional skills training courses. Details of the areas covered by CARS can be found on the Historic Environment Scotland website by clicking here. You will need to liaise directly with your local authority if you wish to access the available funding.

Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI) programme , Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

Funding for training is available for those living in an area that has been given a THI grant. To find out if there’s a project happening near you click here.

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Scotland

If more than 50% of your business is construction work, then technically you are ‘in scope’ with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and will be able to access grants towards attending relevant training courses including our own. Additional assistance from CITB Company Development Advisors will help you develop your company’s own training plan. Contact your local CITB office for more details. Please click here to visit their website.

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