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If you’ve been made redundant, you could be entitled to ReAct funding to retrain or update your skills. If you’ve got a new employer lined up, they too could get funding towards your wages and further training.

What is ReAct Funding?

The Redundancy Action Scheme (ReAct) is a programme of funding for training provided by the Welsh Government for people living in Wales who are facing redundancy.

You can receive a training award of up to £1,500 to help you get the skills and qualifications you need to boost your CV and land a job. You can train while you are job hunting or you can go on courses to get the skills you need even if you plan to become self employed eventually.

Did You know

You are able to split the funding between multiple courses/qualifications (up to a maximum of £1500.00) and it can even help towards the costs of travelling to the courses, overnight accommodation (where appropriate), childcare and extra support.

Who is eligible?

Support under the ReAct scheme is available for individuals who:

1) Have become unemployed in the last 3 months as a result of redundancy, are currently unemployed, and who have not been in continuous employment for 6 weeks or more since being made redundant; or

2) Are currently under notice of redundancy; and

3) Have not undertaken any publicly funded training since being made redundant, including the work-based learning suite of programmes.

How do I apply?

Support is available for eligible applicants to increase their skills and remove barriers to learning, or returning to work.  In order to ensure that this training provides the best possible chance of finding new employment, all applicants will need to contact Careers Wales and book an appointment with one of their Adult Guidance Advisers. This adviser will discuss your learning options, complete your funding paperwork and put you in touch with suitable training providers – that’s where we come in to help you.

Step 1

Contact Careers Wales to make an appointment with one of their Adult Guidance Advisers.

Step 2

Discuss your work experience, career goals and preferred courses with your adviser.

Step 3

Contact us to discuss the courses you want to take with our Training Advisers.

Step 4

Complete the relevant forms required to access the ReAct funding.

Step 5

Send your completed forms to ReAct for their funding approval.

Step 6

Once approved you can commence your training courses.

What courses can I do?

There is a large number of training courses available under the ReAct training programme, from a range of specialist training providers. Your Careers Wales adviser will be able to help point you in the right direction to find a suitable course and training provider for your learning requirements. 

At NILC, we specialise in IT and Project Management and offer over 500 courses and certifications. A few examples of the skills and qualifications we can help you with are:

1) Project and Programme Management

2) Microsoft Office Applications

3) Bookkeeping, Accounts and Payroll

4) ECDL Accredited IT Courses

5) Social Media and Digital Marketing Skills

6) IT Service Management

Did You know

For some of our ReAct funded courses we offer discounted training bundles, allowing you to complete multiple courses and maximise your £1500.00 training grant. Please speak to one of our team members to find out about our latest training offers. 

Have a question about ReAct funded training courses? Speak to one of our learning advisers today.

How can I attend my courses?

Our priority is to provide a safe and comfortable learning environment for all our delegates and to ensure nothing stands in your way of your developing your career. As a result we offer a range of flexible training options, allowing you to pick your preferred learning method.

Classroom Training

Our classroom training courses allow you to learn and interact face-to-face with our expert instructors in a comfortable and modern training environment. All of our classroom based courses come with the IT and physical equipment you need and take place at one of our learning venues.

All classroom courses currently have additional safety procedures in place, such as reduced delegate capacity, hand-sanitising stations, staggered start and finish times and one-way systems (where available) to ensure our learning environments remain safe and provide the same high-quality learning experience for you.

Virtual-Live Training

Our virtual training courses allow you to access live training from the same expert instructors that deliver our face-to-face courses, without leaving the comfort of your home or office. All virtual-live courses follow the exact same format as our classroom courses and learners will be able to interact in real-time with our trainers and other course delegates. 

Did You know

We limit the number of delegates that attend our classroom and virtual courses to ensure you receive a focused and personalised training experience.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ’s)

How much funding can I receive from ReAct?

The ReAct grant can provide up to a maximum of £1,500 for you to attend training courses in order to gain new skills and qualifications.

Am I eligible for a ReAct grant?

The ReAct grant is funded by the Welsh Government for individuals living in Wales and:  

1) Have become unemployed in the last 3 months as a result of redundancy, are currently unemployed, and who have not been in continuous employment for 6 weeks or more since being made redundant; or

2) Are currently under notice of redundancy; and

3) Have not undertaken any publicly funded training since being made redundant, including the work-based learning suite of programmes.

Can I split the grant across multiple courses

Yes. The ReAct training grant can be used on any number of courses, up to a maximum of £1500. You can also split the grant between multiple training providers.

Do ReAct funded courses include VAT?

No. As the ReAct grant is Welsh Government funded, all training courses which are being funded using the grant will exclude VAT up to the maximum amount of £1500. If your course costs go above the £1500 grant this will be eligible for VAT.

What if my courses cost more than the ReAct grant?

If the courses you want to take cost more than the £1500 ReAct grant, you will pay the remaining balance yourself to your chosen training provider. No payments should be made to your training provider until you have received confirmation from ReAct that your application has been approved. Please note any additional amounts above the £1500 grant are eligible for VAT.

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