Fees for the courses will depend on how they are funded. The Course listings will tell you whether the courses are either Inspire-funded or ESFA-funded.
To undertake a Inspire course you need to be 19 years or over and courses cost £3 an hour, which can be paid weekly. You can pay by cash or cheque. Learners in receipt of a number of Benefits will be eligible for free tuition; click on the Inspire option below to find out whether you are eligible. For further information visit: Home | Inspire – Culture, Learning, Libraries (inspireculture.org.uk)
Course and examination fees for ESFA courses will differ depending on the course and you will find this information in the ‘I am looking for’ section of the website. You can pay for these courses weekly by cash or cheque. Learners in receipt of a number of Benefits will be eligible for free tuition; click on the ESFA option to find out whether you are eligible.
Learners undertaking a Level 3 – Level 5 course, who have been a resident of the EU for over 3 years and are aged over 19 years of age are able to take out a loan to cover the cost of their tuition. For further information please see the Advanced Learner Loans section, ring 01623 441310, email firstname.lastname@example.org or see the Student Loans Company website at www.slc.co.uk.