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Funding for training

Skills for care can help support adult social care workers develop the right skills and knowledge with funding for related training and adult social care qualifications. Find out more about the following areas:

Workforce Development Fund

This is funding for adult social care employers and it allows you to claim back money towards the costs of workers completing a range of qualifications, learning programmes and digital learning modules.  

Find out more about the Workforce Development Fund

Apprenticeship funding and the levy 

Funding available to contribute towards the cost of apprenticeships is different depending on whether you are a non-levy payer or a levy payer.

Lifetime Skills Guarantee

This government initiative includes full funding for almost 400 level 3 qualifications.  Any adult aged 24 and over, who doesn’t already hold a full level 3 qualification (A-Level or equivalent) can access the funding.  

Find out more about the Lifetime Skills Guarantee

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