Financial Assistance for Adult Education Students

If you are aged 19+ or an Adult Student doing a SFA full or co-funded course (Level 2 or under) you may be eligible to apply to the 19+ Learner Support fund. This fund is Means tested and the threshold is a household income below £27,000 or financial circumstances that have changed significantly during the year.

Depending on your priority grouping and funds available, we may be able to help with:


20+ Childcare

Advanced Learner Loan Bursary

The 2022-2023 application for the Advanced Learner Loan is available from end of May onwards to pay for L3 and L4 courses - fees are NOT covered by the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary. Once students have been accepted for a course, then the Adult Ed team will send them a letter explaining how to apply for the loan.Once the Loan has been approved then students can apply for the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary which can help with travel costs if students live over 2 miles away from college.

Advanced Learner Loan Childcare