The Skills Funding Agency will only fund tuition fees for those on Active Benefits in 2012/2013. However, Hammersmith & Fulham Adult Learning and Skills Service will still continue to help you financially if you are claiming income-related/means-tested benefit, such as Income Support.
If you are claiming any of the benefites listed below you will be asked to pay the published concessionary fee which represents a registration and exam fee. See below for a list of benefits.
These benefits are designed to support people who are actively seeking employment. If you are claiming Active Benefits (guaranteed conc. fees) and are enrolling on a qualification course, please let us know as we will be able to claim most of your fees from the funding body. We must have your National Insurance number at the time of enrolment.
Financial help for those on active Benefits may be available to help with additional fees. Active Benefits are:
For those claiming ESA Support Group, please see the other benefit categories below.
Other Benefits (may be accepted)
We will also accept the following benefits:
If you are on one of these benefits and the course will improve your chances of gaining employment you may be able to pay concessionary fees if you complete a declatation to this effect.
You may still claim a concessionary fee if you are:
Proof of entitlement must be current, a letter, no more than three months before the date of enrolment. The JSA booklet is not acceptable proof.
Students must present proof of age witha birth certificate, passport or driving licence.