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Reduced fees for adult education courses

See if you are entitled to reduced fees on adult education courses.
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Who can access reduced fees? 

You can access reduced fees if you are:  

  • unemployed, receiving certain benefits and looking for work
  • studying an English and maths based programme
  • aged 65+ at the start of a course

Which benefits do I need to be receiving to qualify for reduced fees?

  • Jobseeker's allowance

  • employment and support allowance

  • universal credit.

How do I access the reduced fees? 

  • You will need to provide evidence to show that you are eligible for reduced fees.

  • Contact us to find out what evidence we accept. 

Additional support for courses leading to qualifications 

  • If you are unable to access certain courses because you are on a low income, we may be able to provide extra financial help.

  • Please contact us for more information when you’re enrolling.