|Date of Publication:||29/5/2018|
|First date of review||October 2020|
Fees are charged on a course by course basis and vary according to the length and nature of the programme. Fees are made up of two components: the tuition fee and the administrative fee.
Some courses offer partial or full fee reductions for individuals that meet certain criteria and others are available at full cost only.
Full cost courses
Some courses are full cost and do not have any reduced fees. Please see the course guides on the booking system for individual fee details.
Reduced tuition fees
Reduced tuition fees are available for anyone who is unwaged and claiming the state pension and/or pension credits
Full tuition fee concession
The following groups in receipt of the benefits below do not pay a tuition fee for some non accredited courses (where no formal qualification is attached). Where this applies, an administration fee of £35 will be charged for each enrolment.
If you are eligible for a full tuition fee remission, this will only apply for up to 2 courses at any one time.
List of benefits that attract full fee concessions:
(Details of a claimant’s earned and unearned income can be found on their Universal Credit Home Page Statement. As Universal Credit entitlements change on a monthly basis, eligibility for a fee concession will be determined at the time of booking and evidence dated within the previous calendar month will be required.)
In addition, claimants of the following legacy benefits will be able to claim a full fee concession:
Proof of receipt of the above benefits is required at the time of enrolment or within 2 weeks of the enrolment.
Acceptable proof of receipt of Universal Credit is a screenshot of the claim assessment from a mobile device/tablet (UC claim process is paperless). For other benefits, a benefit award letter dated within the current financial year is required as proof.
If the required proof is not presented within the time frame specified, the learner will be required to pay the full fee (and will be invoiced accordingly).
Non EU residents – Non EU residents will be required to pay the full cost of the programme, including registration fees. The full cost of a programme is double the advertised course fee.