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You may be entitled to a fee reduction depending on:
are aged 16-18 on the 31st August then you will pay a small enrolment fee that covers administration
costs and materials.
You will be entitled to a fee reduction if you receive one of the
following means tested benefits:
If you are unemployed, in receipt of one of the below
benefits, and studying a course that the College considers as leading on to
employment, then you will be entitled to a reduced fee:
The reduced fee in the course listing applies to students who pay their own
fees, who do not receive sponsorship from their employer or managing agent, and
who are in receipt of either of the above means tested benefits.
If you are eligible, you only pay the resources and exam fees but do not
pay for tuition.
If you wish to obtain a fee reduction you must, at the time of
enrolment, declare and provide evidence that you are in receipt of either of
the above. You must have the relevant stamp from the benefits agency on an
Application for Reduction in College Fees form C025, or an official letter
dated within the previous six months from the date of enrolment. To request
recent proof of benefits you can call 0845 6088597.
For more information, please read our notes on fee reductions.
You may be entitled to a reduced fee
if you are 19-23 inclusive, studying a Level 1 course in a new subject and you
do not already have a Full Level 2 or a Full Level 3 qualification and it is
your intention to use the Level 1 course as a progression route to a Full Level
2 or a Full Level 3.
If you have not already got a full level 2 qualification (e.g. 5 GCSEs
at grade A-C or a NVQ 2) and are enrolling on a level 2 course then you will be
entitled to a fee reduction.
If you have not already got a full level 3 qualification (e.g. A Levels,
Extended Diploma or a NVQ 3) and are enrolling on a level 3 course then you
will be entitled to a fee reduction.
If you are aged 24 or above and are in receipt of benefits you will not
be eligible for a reduced fee but can apply for a loan to cover the cost.
New for 2013/14. If you are 24 years old or
above, a UK resident and studying a level 3 course (e.g. Extended Diploma, NVQ
3) you will be able to get a loan to cover your course fees. Click
here for more information.
If you are on a low income you may also be able to receive money from
the Learner Support Fund to help
with your fees or childcare costs while you are studying at College. For
further help, please contact the Student Funding Administrator who is based in
Student Services in the Roper building.
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