The Education and Training Grants scheme was developed to meet objectives b and c: “advance education among the residents of the Community, particularly among young people and the unemployed” and/or ”promote and/or provide training in skills of all kinds, particularly such skills as will assist residents of the Community in obtaining paid employment”
Education and Training Grants are limited to 50% of course fees up to a maximum of £500 per course per year. For example, if a course costs £2,000, NYDC’s contribution would be capped at £500. The term ‘course fees’ covers the cost of lessons/coaching and any examinations that are part of the course
Courses eligible for these grants are for personal development either socially, academically or vocationally. Statutory workplace courses will not be considered, as your employer should cover this cost. Applicants must be ordinarily resident in North Yell i.e. North Yell is where they live for most of the year.
Applications submitted retrospective (i.e. after the course/training has occurred) will not be considered. Applications that are submitted, but which are not assessed prior to the commencement of the training will still be considered.
Maximum grant of 100% of course fee cost. This is capped at a maximum of £500 per year. individuals must be ordinarily resident in North Yell.