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:

Digital Skills Pipeline

Available for:

  • Access to Tech
  • Web Dev Essentials
  • Data Analysis Essentials

You must be resident in Scotland, aged 25 years or over and have not graduated from college or university in past 12 months.

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North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund

Available for: 

  • Software Development – North East

If you’re living in Aberdeen City or Shire local authority areas, are unemployed or on a lower income, the North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund could offer you a grant to help pay for your training. This fund has been made available by the Scottish Government. Funding can be awarded to individuals to cover training software development. Eligibility criteria apply. 


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. 

Individual Training Accounts (SDS)

Available for:

  • Python for Data Analysis
  • SQL for Data Analysis
  • R for Data Analysis
  • HTML & CSS


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.

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Data Skills for Work

Currently closed

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.


Available for: 

  • Professional Software Development
  • Professional Data Analysis