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Learning Programmes at Level 3 and Below

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies.

If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £27,295. Find more information on Advanced Learner Loans on our website.

If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived:

  • Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Income Support

You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course).

Higher Education Courses at Level 4 and Above

The fee payable for your course is displayed in the table above and can be paid for in a number of ways:

  • HE Loan
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* If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement.

It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our helpful Enrolments Team on 01329 815 200.

Information about this Course

Study Type
Part Time

Study Type Subcategory
Sector-Based Work Academy

Course Area
Civil Engineering & Groundworks

Four weeks

Entry Requirements
Participants will be 19+, have a good understanding of written and spoken English and be in receipt of unemployment benefit to be eligible to access this opportunity free of charge.

Course Information
Qualifications: / CSCS Green Card / Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment / Level 1 Extended Certificate in Construction Skills What’s involved: To support you into employment, our team of construction tutors will coach and mentor you, supporting you to gain interviews with local employers with real vacancies.

Additional Information
PPE is provided for the duration of the course - Students who complete the 4 week programme will be able to take with them safety footwear and goggles for their future job in the construction industry