Level 3 Discounts

If you are 19 – 23 and do not have a full level 3 qualification then you may be eligible for free tuition fees but you will need to pay Examination and/or material fees if required.

To qualify:

  • You must be 19 – 23 (23 when the course starts)

  • You must be ordinarily resident in the UK, EU or EEA for 3 years preceding the relevant start date of the course.

  • You must not have any of the following qualifications:

    • NVQs at Level 3

    • One or more A-levels, including vocational A-levels

    • One or more A-level double awards

    • Access to HE certificate (regulated by QAA)

    • OCR National Diplomas and Extended National Diplomas

    • Edexcel National Certificates and National Diplomas

    • BTEC National Certificates and National Diplomas

    • Ordinary National Certificates or Diplomas (ONC/OND)

    • International Baccalaureate. or higher level qualifications such as HNC/HND or degrees

When you enrol you will be required to sign a declaration to confirm your eligibility for this concession. Further guidance is available from centre Information, Advice & Guidance teams.

You are still required to complete and sign where necessary all sections of the Kensington and Chelsea College enrolment form.

* Please note that there will be changes effective from September 2013 as the age limit for free entitlement for students studying for a first full Level 3 qualification will be reduced to 23. Level 3 courses will no longer be funded for learners aged 24+ from 2013/14 and loans will be available for learners as 24+ Advanced Learning Loans. Learners aged 24+ intending to start a Level 3 course in 2013/14 will be able to apply for 19+ Advanced Learning Loans from 1 April 2013. 



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