Please note: like other public buildings in the UK, the College has put additional security in place. We recommend you only bring essential items to your enrolment. The College has adopted a small bag policy and large bags/rucksacks etc may not be admitted for safety reasons.

Qualifications/certificates

Please provide evidence of your all qualifications, including your Maths and English results. For example, copies of your certificates proof of qualification of GCSES or other qualifications. If you are leaving school this year please bring your year 10 and 11 results with you.

Residency information

UK/EU/EEA Nationals

  • Passport/ID Card/Driving Licence/NI Card
  • Full birth certificate

Non-UK/EU/EEA Nationals

  • Passport/Visa/Residence Permit
  • Asylum Registration Card, ASPEN Card and NASS Receipt
  • Spouse/Family Members passport (if you came into the UK on a spouse/family member visa)

If you do not bring the correct certificates / residency information to your enrolment session, you will be asked to return later that day or another day. If this happens your enrolment record will be updated with a note and you will be permitted to re-enter the enrolment process as a “Fast Track” when you return. 

Support for Student Finance

If you would like to apply for support with travel, childcare, free meals or any other financial support, please bring evidence of your household income and any benefits your family receives. You can also contact our Student Finance Team.

Financial Information / Documentation 

Over 19 years old?

Please ensure you have read the information available regarding fees and fee remission.

If you are 19-23yrs (on start date of course, not 31st August 2019):

  • Your first full Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 (if you have not previously achieved a full Level 3 qualification) may be fully funded – you may not pay tuition or exam fees.
  • English & Maths courses (up to an including Level 2 / GCSE) are fully funded if you do not already have a GCSE Grade C / 4 or above.
  • A second Level 1 or 2 may require you to pay tuition and exam fees.
  • A second Level 3 may require you to pay tuition and exam fees or take out an Advanced Learner Loan
  • If you are on Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credits or you have wage lower than £16,005.50 you may be eligible for fee remission. Individuals will be assessed at enrolment when evidence is produced. 

If you are 24yr+ (on start date of course, not 31st August 2019):

  •  Your first full Level 1 or 2 may be fully funded if you are unemployed or co-funded if you are in employment.
  • English & Maths courses (up to an including Level 2 / GCSE) are fully funded if you do not already have a GCSE Grade C / 4 or above.
  • Level 3 may require you to pay tuition and exam fees or take out an Advanced Learner Loan
  • If you are on Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credits or you have wage lower than £16,005.50 you may be eligible for fee remission. Individuals will be assessed at enrolment when evidence is produced.

Fee Remission Evidence Required:

BenefitsEvidence to Bring To Enrolment
Jobseekers's Allowance (JSA)A photocopy of the original letter from the Job Centre dated within the last three months* (see below)
Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and are in a work-related activity group (WRAG)  

A photocopy of latest letter from the Job Centre dated within the last three months. These are sent out every two years so you will either need a letter confirming that you are still receiving it or provide your two-year award letter and a current bank statement showing payments. This must be in your own name

Universal Credit
Anyone Jobcentre Plus determine as being in a work-related activity group, work preparation group or work-focused interview group

Entitlement to Universal Credit or work related activity group (WRAG)

Working Tax Credit
(non-accredited courses only -those with codes starting VAB and VAE)

(your total income should not exceed £17,500.00)

Copies of all six pages of the Working Tax Credit Award 2018-2019. If you do not have this please provide a copy of your Provisional Working Tax Credit 2018-2019 and a current bank statement showing payments. This can be in your own name or part of a family claim (husband and wife)

Income SupportA copy of an original letter dated within three months (this must be in your own name)* (see below) 
Housing BenefitA copy of a letter dated within last three months (this must be in your own name)* (see below) 
Asylum Seekers

Asylum Registration Card
Aspen Debit Card and current purchase receipts

All learners enrolling on a course below Level 3 who earn up to £16,005.50 per year are eligible for fee concessions 

Contract of Employment or a payslip dated within the last three months

Fee concessions are also available if you earn less than £16,005.50 per year.

*If this letter is more than three months old, you must provide a confirmation letter or the original letter and a current bank statement showing payments in the last three months.

Please note: To obtain fee concessions, evidence must be in YOUR name. We cannot accept the evidence of dependants. If you do not have a British passport you will need to bring an up-to-date copy of the following:

  • Your visa
  • Your family/husband/wife's passport if you have come on a family/spouse visa
  • Residence permit (photocopy both sides)
  • You should have lived here for one year; Asylum Seekers/Refugees for six months
  • If you are on a Spouse/Family Visa and have been here for less than one year, you will be covered by your sponsor/husband who will need to have been resident in the UK for at least one year.

Sponsor/employer paying course fees

If an employer/sponsor is paying some or all of your course fees, please bring a letter on official company headed paper stating the amount to be paid and the address to be invoiced. You will not be able to complete your full enrolment without this.