Free courses for low earners

The government has announced additional funding for those earning below the national living wage. If you earn less than  £25,300.60 gross per year (full or part-time) and live within the Greater London Authority (GLA), or you earn less than £20,319 gross per year and live outside the GLA, then your course is FREE.

This includes:

Note: Some courses require an interview prior to enrolment. Details will be on the course page you are interested in.

    Evidence Required:

    • Payslips for the last three consecutive months


    • Contract of employment

    If you are self-employed you will need to bring in one of the following documents:

    • Official Tax Return from HMRC; SA302

    If you are unable to provide Tax Return from HMRC due to being in the first year of your self–employment, then we may accept the registration documentation with HMRC together with 3 months' bank statements.

    Please make sure you also bring your ID and National Insurance Number.

    How to apply?

    If you are applying for funding/concessions you need to complete concessionary forms and provide supporting evidence each time you wish to register on a course and you need to enrol in person.

    Email for more details or come to our Open Days.