You may be eligible for further education funding. It’s usually distributed through colleges and training providers, but also through projects that target certain groups or priorities. In England, the main source of funds is the Education and Skills Funding Agency; in Wales, the Welsh Government Skills Gateway and in Scotland, Skills Development Scotland.
In England you can also apply for bursaries or grants for training if they meet certain criteria, accessed through the National Careers Service. The European Union also offers the Erasmus scheme that allows individuals to study across the European Union.
Local Enterprise Partnerships distribute economic investment to fund projects or activity identified as regional and local priority sectors.
Funding can come from other areas of government, too. Check all UK government grants.