Scottish installers can benefit from Low Carbon Skills Fund

The Low Carbon Skills Fund gives Scottish businesses with up to 250 employees the opportunity to apply for up to £12,500 towards employee training costs. They will fund 50% of training costs (up to a maximum of £500 per episode) for up to 25 episodes of training.

By increasing expertise in this growth area they aim to make Scotland a world leader in sustainable energy. Eligible training includes:

- Renewable energy, low carbon technologies and microgeneration

- Energy efficiency, environmental and clean technologies

- Waste management and re-use

- Reducing carbon in supply and energy management.

SBS can help installers make the most of the Low Carbon Skills Fund and get trained in a wide range of renewable technologies, including installation of Solar Thermal, Biomass, Heat Pumps and Solar PV. For more details email helpline@tpsbs.co.uk.