Can I Get Help With My Fees?

For some courses fee remission may be available if you are:

In receipt of:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Another state benefit (conditions apply)
  • Studying for your first full Level 2 qualification on an eligible course
  • Aged 19-23 and studying for your first full Level 3 qualification on an eligible course

In addition, fee remission may apply for those in employment with gross annual income of less than £17,000, for some Level 1 and 2 programmes,
please enquire.

Eligible learners can attend a maximum of two fee remitted courses each year and must show proof of their benefits at enrolment.

To view our refund policy, please click here.

Time Credits
Time Credits can be used as full payment for Community Learning and Skills courses. For more information on the Time Credits scheme, head to:

For some of our professional qualifications marked in this guide, learners can apply for loans to cover the costs of their course. The following loans may be available for you to apply for:

HE Loans:

Advanced Learner Loans:

Higher Education
0333 003 1717

Nelson and Colne College
01282 440 209

Accrington and Rossendale College
01254 354 143

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