Ministry of Defence

Courses funding for Ministry of Defence Personnel

(Army, Air Force and Navy personnel)

Standard Learning Credits (SLC)

Every member of the services is entitled to £175 per year to put towards the cost of personal development courses. All of our courses qualify for this funding support for MOD staff members. These training courses lead to civilian-recognised qualifications.

Entitled service personnel are eligible to claim 80% of fees, up to a maximum of £175 per year, towards the cost of personal development courses. SLC and IRTC can be used together for resettlement courses in accordance with the DIN.

Who to talk to;

  • Single Service Representative (SSR)
  • Education Centre ETS Officers

Everyone in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines has the opportunity to study for extra qualifications regardless of their rank. Generous levels of financial support are available for external training, whether directly relevant to the Royal Navy or not, all Naval personnel can claim up to £175 per year, for all kinds of training courses.

Who to talk to;

  • Resettlement Information Officer (NRIO)
  • Education & Resettlement Officer (ERO)
  • Fleet Education Officer (FEdO)

The Standard Learning Credit (SLC) Scheme allows personnel to obtain financial assistance for learning costs. You are able to claim 80% of your course fees up to a maximum of £175 per Financial Year.

To qualify for SLC funding, the course of study must lead to a nationally recognised qualification, have substantial developmental value and directly benefit the Service.

Who to talk to;

  • Personal Learning Adviser (PLA)