Free or discounted study

Will I have to pay course fees?

Depending on your circumstances you may qualify for free or discounted study. Please see the criteria below to assess your eligibility.

Aged 19-23 studying up to Level 2

  • Enrolling on an Entry level or Level 1 course and do not hold a Level 2 qualification or above - FREE

  • Enrolling on your first full Level 2 course - FREE

  • Wishing to study up to and including Level 2 and in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance, work related Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit (earning less than £330 per month) - FREE

  • Wishing to study up to and including Level 2 and in receipt of a state benefit (earning less than £330 per month) and wishing to enter into employment - FREE

  • None of the above - Fees are payable

Level 3 learning

  • Aged 19-23 enrolling on your first Level 3 course - FREE

  • Level 3 learners who are 19+ with evidence of an EHCP - FREE

  • Aged 19 and above studying your second or subsequent Level 3 - fees are payable however you may apply for an Advanced Learner Loan 

  • Aged 24 and above and wishing to study a full Level 3 or 4 -  fees are payable however you may apply for an Advanced Learner Loan