Next start date: 12th April 2017
Professional & Career Development Loans
Professional and Career Development Loans are commercial bank loans that can be used to help pay for work related learning. You can borrow between £300 and £10,000 to help support the cost of up to two years of learning (or three years if it includes one year’s relevant unpaid practical work).
The Government will pay the interest on the loan while you are learning and for one month afterwards. You will then need to start repaying the loan as you would any other commercial loans product. The loan can be used to pay course fees or other costs such as travel and living expenses. You can also use the loan to supplement other forms of support such as grants or bursaries.
Our learning provider registration number is 6421
As the Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial loan product, you should make sure you have investigated all the funding options that may be open to you to ensure you take an informed decision about whether the Loan is right for you. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning visit, www.direct.gov.uk/adultlearning or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.
There are several grant bodies that may be able to provide you with funding or a bursary to study with us. Turn2Us are a charitable service that helps people access the money available to them through welfare benefits, grants, and other help.
Grants can be awarded for different personal circumstances – if you have a social worker they will be best placed to understand what funding may be available for you.
The Princes Trust are also worth approaching if you are between 14 and 25 and are either long-term unemployed, homeless, or a single parent. The Princes Trust award over 5,000 people £500 towards tuition every year, call 0800 842 842 for more details.
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