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Do you have staff completing health and social care qualifications? You may be able to access funding towards the cost of these via HCPA.

The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) is open and funding can now be claimed towards the cost of listed social care qualifications and non-accredited learning programmes between the 1st of January 2018 and the 31st of March 2019.

Up to £1,200 can be claimed per learner per funding year (April to March) upon completion. The amount of funding you can apply for depends on the qualification of learning programme.

Here are some examples of what could be claimed:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care: £690
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care: £870
  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care: £1,050
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services, adult pathways: £1,200

For more information or to make claims through the WDF, click here to get started

*Important Notice
HCPA want to support members when claiming, however, claims can only be processed if the information submitted is accurate and complete. Your claim may be delayed if inaccurate or incomplete information is sent to us, this may even result in non-payment.

HCPA cannot guarantee funding claims as they are approved by Skills for Care prior to any funding being released to HCPA. Funding is limited and may be used up prior to the 31st March 2019. Providers should always ensure they have the funds to cover the cost of the qualification or learning activity.