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ReAct+ Funding

If you are currently under formal notice of redundancy, or have been made redundant within the last 6 months, you could be entitled to ReAct+ (ReAct Plus) funding to retrain or update your skills to get you into employment in the shortest time possible.

What is ReAct+ Funding?

ReAct Plus (i.e ReAct+) is a programme of funding provided by Welsh Government for people living in Wales who are facing redundancy or have been made redundant within the past 6 months.

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. ReAct+ also offers tailored solutions which may include financial support, and Personal Development Support to help remove barriers to employment, such as support with mental health, confidence building, language skills and more.


Did you know ReAct funding will cover 100% of your training costs (up to a maximum of £1500) 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:

  • Live in Wales
  • Be 20 years old or over
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK

In addition, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

1) Under formal notice of redundancy

2) Been made redundant within the last 6 months

What courses can I do?

There are a large number of training courses available under the ReAct+ training programme, from a range of specialist training providers. Your Working Wales / 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:

Project Management
Office Applications
Microsoft Office
Business Skills

Title

Value

Fully Funded

Agile Project Management Foundation

Virtual, Classroom, Online

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

PRINCE2 Foundation

Virtual, Classroom, Online

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner

Virtual, Classroom, Online

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Scrum Master

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Title

Value

Fully Funded

Sage 50 Accounts Levels 1-4

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Sage Payroll Levels 1-3

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Introduction To Bookkeeping

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

ICDL Level 1 Award

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

ICDL Level 2 Extra

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Adobe PhotoShop

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Adobe InDesign

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Adobe Illustrator

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Title

Value

Fully Funded

Microsoft Excel (all levels)

Virtual, Classroom, Online

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Microsoft Word (all levels)

Virtual, Classroom, Online

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Microsoft PowerPoint (all levels)

Virtual, Classroom, Online

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Microsoft Teams

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Microsoft Office 365

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Title

Value

Fully Funded

Social Media (all levels)

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Facebook for Business

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

LinkedIn for Business

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Instagram for Business

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Twitter for Business

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Creating Wordpress Websites

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

Managing Wordpress Websites

Virtual, Classroom

Eligible for ReAct+

Fully Funded

How do I apply?

Contact Us and we will put you in contact with one of our ReAct+ funding training advisers to discuss your preferred courses in greater detail and outline your next steps. If you are then happy to proceed, we will be on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have throughout the whole application process.


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.


What support can I obtain?

The support you get is tailored specifically to you and your situation. All support is designed around getting you into employment in the shortest time possible. Under the ReAct+ scheme the following support is available:

  • Up to £2,100 to help cover childcare/caring costs when you’re training
  • Up to £200 of extra support towards additional costs when you’re training, including travel and accommodation

If you’re offered a job, your new employer could get funding for taking you on.  The Recruitment and Training element of ReAct+ could give your employer:

  • Up to £4000 towards your wages in your first year of your new job

ReAct+ Funding FAQ's

What is ReAct+ Funding?

ReAct+ offers tailored solutions which may include financial support, skills training and Personal Development Support to help remove barriers to employment, such as support with mental health, confidence building, language skills and more. ReAct+ is a new grant programme that builds on the success of previous programmes and is part of the Welsh Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee.

How do I apply for ReAct +Funding?

If you wish to apply for the ReAct Vocational Training grant, you first need to see a Careers Adviser at your local Careers Wales office. Once Careers Wales have given you your application pack, you can send this to us at [email protected], and one of our ReAct training advisers will complete the relevant forms with the courses you wish to complete. If you wish to speak to us at any point during the application process, please call 01633 256482.

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?

To be eligible for ReAct+ support you must be aged 18+ and be a resident in Wales with a right to live and work in the UK and either: Under formal notice of redundancy or Been made redundant or unemployed within the last 12 months or Be aged 18-24 and not in education, employment or training

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.

What courses can I complete with ReAct+ funding?

All of NILC’s training courses can be funded using the ReAct training grant. We also have a number of training course packages available for ReAct funded customers, which can often work out better value if you are looking to complete multiple courses with us.

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.

What support is available through ReAct+?

The support you get is tailored specifically to you and your situation. All support is designed around getting you into employment in the shortest time possible. ReAct+ can include: Up to £1,500 to help you get the relevant skills you need – Vocational Training Grant Up to £4,550 to help cover childcare/caring costs when you’re training Up to £500 of personal development support to help remove barriers to employment – Personal Development Support Mentoring and work experience Up to £300 of extra support towards additional costs when you’re training, including travel and accommodation

Have a question about ReAct+ funding? Get in contact with us. We're here to help.

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