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West Lothian Council Flexible Workforce Development Fund

Support provided by West Lothian Council Invest in West Lothian

What does this involve?

The Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) aims to help businesses in West Lothian provide training to upskill and reskill their existing employees.

By accessing the FWDF, employers can:

  • choose the training that best meets their needs
  • address priority skills gaps
  • increase productivity and support economic recovery
  • access tailored training in high-quality learning environments
  • engage and motivate existing employees by offering them high-quality training to bring the greatest benefits to your organisation
  • cover all their training costs or partially cover more expensive training

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can receive up to £5,000.

The fund is managed by West Lothian College.

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you're a West Lothian-based small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).


What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Businesses in West Lothian.

How long does this take?

Once your eligibility and suitability have been confirmed, your application can be approved within 10 working days.

Next steps

Visit the Invest in West Lothian website for more information.

Support provided by West Lothian Council Invest in West Lothian