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:

Check your eligibility for grant funding.

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North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund

FULLY FUNDED places available for: 

  • Software Development – North East

**LIMITED to January starts.

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. Find out if you are eligible.


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


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

Applications are now open for this funding. Closes 6th December 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.

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.


Available for: 

  • Professional Software Development
  • Professional Data Analysis

Digital Skills Pipeline

Eligible 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.

Check if you're eligible for grant funding

We have funded places on our immersive courses available early in 2022. You could be eligible to apply. Please complete this short form and we will be in touch.

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.