19 plus loans

Aged 19 or over and want to learn more? Don’t let money get in the way of your dreams. The Advanced Learner Loan could fund your college course at Level 3 and above to help you achieve your ambition. You don't have to repay the loan until you earn over £25,000.

To qualify for the 19+ Advanced Learner loan
• You must be aged 19 and over at the start of your course
• You must be studying for an approved level 3 - 6 course
• You must be a UK resident and have been for at least three years
• You must not have previously had a loan to do the same type and level of qualification

The Level 3 - 4 courses below are starting at ACL in September 2018.
You are able to apply for The Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees for these courses:

    • Access to Higher Education Diploma Combined Sciences
    • Access to Higher Education Diploma Psychology and Sociology
    • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Level 3
    • Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3
    • Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce
    • Diploma in Aromatherapy
    • Diploma in Hairdressing (QCF)
    • Diploma in Health and Social Care
    • Diploma in Massage (QCF)
    • Diploma in Nail Service (QCF)
    • Diploma in Reflexology (QCF)
    • Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) Level 3
    • Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) Level 4
    • NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Massage (QCF)
    • NVQ Diploma in Business Administration Level 3
    • NVQ Diploma in Business Administration Level 4
    • Management Level 3 Diploma

To apply
• Phone 0345 603 7635 or email lifelong.learning@essex.gov.uk or go to our contact form.
• Then book a pre-course assessment. This is where you will receive further information from our qualified tutor.