Funding Information

Advanced Learner Loan

Aged 19 or over and thinking about studying? You may qualify for an Advanced Learner - a Government loan - to pay your course fee if you are aged 19 or over studying at Level 3 to 6. Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans.

Student Financial Support

If you are struggling with paying for the costs of studying at college, and your household income is under £25,000 you can apply for financial assistance with essential course costs such as travel, books, trips, materials and equipment.

Forms for 2017/18

For new and returning students in September 2017 – application forms are now available!

Please download a Student Financial Support application form 2017/18.
To find out more about hardship funding, please contact our Student Welfare Administrators on:
Telephone: 01392 400526
Email: or


Students under 20 years old can get financial help with their childcare costs from Care to Learn.

Care to Learn will pay for:

  • Childcare costs while you learn
  • A deposit if one is charged
  • Travel expenses to and from your child care provider

To find out if you are eligible and to apply, click here.

If you are aged over 20 and your household income is under £25,000, you may be eligible for help with childcare costs. You will need to complete a separate application form. Please click here to download a form.

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