Fees and Finance for Part-Time courses

 

You could get money off your course fees if you are in the following categories:

  • Aged 16 - 18 years old
  • Claiming Job Seeker's Allowance / Employment Support Allowance (work related activity group)
  • It is your first Level 2 course
  • It is your first Level 3 course and you are aged 19-23.

 

These are explained in more detail below.

 

If you are included in this list you will not pay tuition or examination fees, although any materials or residential fees will still be chargeable. In order to complete your enrolment and claim the reduced fee you will need to have all your evidence with you at the time you enrol.

 

Categories Evidence
Aged 16-18 years Date of Birth
Other learners, in receipt of: 
Job Seekers' Allowance

Benefit Statement or a letter from Benefits Agency (less than 3 months old), confirmation of benefit form or bank statement (less than 1 month old) clearly showing payment of Job Seekers Allowance (please note that the ES40 ‘signing-on’ document is not valid as evidence).

 

Proof of your National Insurance Number.

Employment Support Allowance (work-related activity group)

Award notice confirming work related activity group or confirmation of benefit form (less than 3 months old) and a bank statement (less than 1 month old) clearly showing payment of benefit.

 

Proof of your National Insurance Number.

Learner enrolling onto Basic Skills learning aim Specific courses, no learner-based evidence is required.
Full Level 2 Entitlement (learner undertaking their first Level 2 qualification) Learner self-declaration of prior attainment and enrolling on an appropriate full level 2 course.
Full Level 3 Entitlement and aged 19-23 (learner undertaking their first Level 3 qualification) Learner self-declaration of prior attainment and enrolling on an appropriate full level 3 course.

 

If you require any further information regarding fees or remissions, please contact Learner Services.

 


Disclaimer: Every effort is made to ensure the information on this leaflet is correct. Doncaster College reserves the right to amend the contents as deemed necessary. Further information can be found at www.direct.gov and skillsfundingagency.bis.gov.uk


  

Doncaster College Fees Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework within which Doncaster College’s fee setting and fee refund processes will be devised and operated. For details, please see the full Fees Policy here for information on paying for your course in instalments please see our Instalments Policy here.



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