ELCAS – Learning Support for HM Forces personnel  


West Anglia Training Association is an Approved Provider under the ELCAS Scheme.

WATA offer a range of courses that are eligible. If you would like more information or would like to enquire about another course contact WATA on 01480 435544 or email mod@wata.co.uk

Course Title Course Fee
(Inclusive of VAT)
Health & Safety (including Environmental & Construction)
NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health & Safety £1860
NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety £6240
NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety £2370
NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management £1740
NEBOSH National Certificate in the Health & Well-being at Work £1170
NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management £3540
CIEH Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment Principles & Practice £354
Technical Skills (including Electrical)
Inspection & Testing PAT Course (City & Guilds 2377-22) £462
17th Edition Wiring Regulations (City & Guilds 2382) £660
Management of Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) £270
Electrical Design (City & Guilds 2396) £1158
Management Training
Level 3 Award in Leadership & Management (ILM) Contact WATA for more details


ELC’s are available in two tiers: You must accumulate 4 years of eligible service to claim the Lower Tier and 8 years eligible service to claim the Upper Tier.

Lower Tier: 80% of course fees, up to the maximum of £1000.00
Upper Tier: 80% of course fees, up to the maximum of £2000.00

Each eligible claimant may make a total of 3 claims which can include claims in both lower and upper tier but must not exceed three claims in total.
Only one claim may be made for learning activities commencing in any one financial year.

Making a claim
1. Provisionally book your course with WATA
2. Download the Enhanced Learning Credits Form from the ELC Website
3. Submit your form to your Education/ Resettlement Advisor (provider number 1495)
4. Ensure the form is submitted at least 25 days before the course starts
5. On receipt of your Claim Authorisation Note (CAN) present it to WATA to book your course