Issue Date | 1st April 2016
Where possible we try to cover the costs of all our courses. However, we can't always do this for all courses and all individuals. Please read below to find out if you're eligible for a free course and what other support we can provide. Please get in touch with us if you have any queries. We will consider all cases with care and examine your needs individually.
To find out which group you fall into and what further financial support may be available to you, please read the following sections carefully.
For most courses, there are no course fees if you are currently receiving a Work Related Activity Group (WRAG) benefit. This applies if one of the following is relevant to you:
For most courses, there are no course fees if you are currently unemployed and receiving certain income based benefits and can sign a declaration that you need skills training to enter employment. Examples of these could be:
Please note that Incapacity Benefit, Disability Living Allowance, Child Tax Credit or Care Allowance do not give entitlement to zero course fees in this section.
There are no course fees for you if you adhere to ALL of the following:
Please note, this does not apply for ESOL courses. These will always be part-funded for UK residents. If you are not sure about the meaning of any of these terms or the level of the qualifications you already hold, please speak to one of our advisors.
You must produce acceptable evidence at enrollment to guarantee your free course. It is your responsibility to inform us if your financial circumstances subsequently change. Examples of acceptable evidence are:
For Work Related Activity Group (WRAG) benefits (JSA or ESA):
For unemployed and receiving benefits:
Below is a list of our priority groups, for which ELATT has secured additional funding:
Please note: This policy will be reviewed annually or when any new funding rules are put in place by the government. The last update was made on 1st April 2016