Information for young people on finance options available to them in Further Education settings.
Many courses in reading, writing and basic maths are free, and you may not have to pay for tuition if you’re under 24 and studying for your first qualification equivalent to GCSE or A level.
Dependent on certain benefits (which young person is claiming) they may get support with travel costs.
If they are not claiming benefits in their own right but come from a low income family they can appeal (by sending in a statement about need for support – may be required to give proof of income) and get financial help including:
Students with EHCP are entitled to support with these things automatically.