Funding your CodeClan course

We understand that funding your career change can be challenging, so we’re constantly looking for ways to help make skills development financially accessible. There are a number of different finance options you can consider for your CodeClan course. Please take a look through the options below.

If you have any questions about any of these options, please get in touch:


Pay your fee in up to 12 instalments at 0% APR. Available for all CodeClan courses over the value of £250. For Professional Software Development and Professional Data Analysis, we recommend you apply first and we will then send you the relevant Knoma information. For other courses, visit your preferred course on our website and you will see the instalment amount available, along with a Knoma button which you can use to create a Knoma account. 


Available for: 

  • Professional Software Development
  • Professional Data Analysis

Individual Training Accounts (SDS)

Available for:

  • Python for Data Analysis
  • SQL for Data Analysis
  • R for Data Analysis


Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA).

Use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level.

Applications are open until the 28 February 2022 or until SDS accept up to 28,000 applications, whichever comes first.

National Training Transition Fund

Not currently available 

The funding is aimed at those who are resident in Scotland and are under threat of redundancy, or have recently been made redundant.

Digital Start Fund

Not currently available

If you are on a lower income, the Digital Start Fund could offer you a grant to help pay for training. A million pounds in total is available through the fund provided by Scottish Government, and managed by Skills Development Scotland, which can be awarded to individuals at between £1,000 and £8,000 to cover training in software development and cyber security.


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Data Skills for Work

Applications are now open for this funding. Closes August 30th 2021.

Our data short courses can be funded through the Data Skills Credits Scheme. Individuals can get up to £500 to upskill through the Data Skills Credits scheme.

Disclaimer: Some of the options above are loans. Taking on a loan is a big commitment, like any loan it must be repaid under the terms of the lending provider, even if you are not in work or don’t complete the course. You should make sure you have investigated all the funding options that may be open to you to ensure you make an informed decision about whether the loan is right for you. Your lending agreement is between you and the lender, CodeClan accepts no liability in regards to any loans taken out via one of our finance partners listed here. We strongly encourage you to fully assess your financial situation and to read the full terms and conditions before taking out a loan.

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