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Other Fee Remission Categories

Please note this information is for courses starting before 31 July 2023. The criteria may change for courses starting after this date.

Some learners are able to have their tuition fees, exam and registration costs waived for their part time course, this is referred to as Fee Remission as long as they are not classed as Full Cost courses. 

  • Aged 16-18 as at 31 August 2022
    • Fees remitted*
  • Aged 19-23 at the start of the course
    • Fees may be remitted* if you don’t already hold a Level 2 qualification but you intend to progress onto a Level 2 in the future, OR
    • In receipt of a means tested benefit and/or employed earning less than £494 per month (individual) or £782 (household) OR 
    • You are employed but earning less than £18,525.00 (individual).
    • If your household income is below £35,000 annual GROSS salary you can apply for Student Finance support online through your application portal. You will need to upload your last 1 month or 4 weekly wage slips as evidence of household income.
    • If you are in receipt of a benefit, you will need to upload a photo of your benefit confirmation dated within the last 3 months.
  • Aged 24 and over at the start of the course
    • Fees may be remitted* if you are in receipt of a means tested benefit and/or employed and earning less than £494 per month (individual) or £782 per month (household)
    • If  you are employed but earning less than £18,525.00 (individual), or below £35,000 annual GROSS salary (household), you can apply for Student Finance support online through your application portal. You will need to upload your last 1 months or 4 weekly wage slips as evidence of low income.
    • If you are in receipt of a benefit, you will need to upload a photo of your benefit letter dated within the last 3 months.

* Please see Additional Costs below

  • Aged 16-18 as at 31 August 2022
    Fees remitted*
  • Aged 19-23 at the start of the course
    • Fees may be remitted* if you don’t already hold a Level 2 qualification and the course qualifies for funding (you may need to check eligibility with the enrolment team), OR
    • If you don't have a Level 2 qualification and the course does NOT qualify for funding you will be required to pay Full Cost fees
    • If you already hold a Level 2 qualification and in receipt of a means tested benefit and/or employed earning less than £494 per month (individual) or £782 (household) OR 
    • If you already hold a Level 2 qualification and you are employed but earning less than £18,525.00 (individual).
    • If you already hold a Level 2 qualification and if your household income is below £35,000 annual GROSS salary you can apply for Student Finance support online through your application portal. You will need to upload your last 1 month or 4 weeks wage slips as evidence of your household income.
    • If you already hold a Level 2 qualification and are in receipt of a benefit, you will need to upload a photo of your benefit confirmation dated within the last 3 months.
  • Aged 24 and over at the start of the course
    • Fees may be remitted* if you are in receipt of a means tested benefit and/or employed earning less than £494 per month (individual) or £782 (household) OR 
    • If you are employed but earning less than £18,525.00 (individual).
    • If your household income is below £35,000 annual GROSS salary you can apply for Student Finance support online through your application portal. You will need to upload your last 1 month or 4 weeks wage slips as evidence of your household income.
    • If you are in receipt of a benefit, you will need to upload a photo of your benefit confirmation dated within the last 3 months.

* Please see Additional Costs below

Some courses incur registration, material and equipment costs, which may not be eligible for fee remission under the above criteria.

As an adult learner (aged 19 and above) you may provide your own materials as long as they meet the standards specified by the course tutor. This is particularly important where you will be using products in commercial settings. Please note that Nottingham College can provide all your materials at the correct standard at the best price possible. Please let us know if you do not wish to take advantage of our industry standard suppliers for your materials.

Benefits

Benefits eligible for fee remission are:

  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance 
  • Employment Support Allowance 
  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax Benefit (not the Single Person Discount) 
  • Pension Guarantee Credit 
  • Disability Living Allowance/​Personal Independence Payment 
  • If you are a joint claimant of one of the above benefits 
  • Dependant of individuals in receipt of the above (up to the age of 20
  • Asylum Seekers on means tested benefits (Aspen Card) 
  • You are unemployed and a dependent of a claimant on working tax credit