Free courses for low earners

The government has announced additional funding for those earning below the national living wage. If you earn less than £21,157 per annum (full or part-time) and live within the Greater London Authority (GLA), or you earn less than £17,004 and live outside the GLA, then your course is FREE.

This includes:

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

If you are unable to provide Tax Return from HMRC due 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.

Please upload your evidence to find out if we can help you. Click to upload.

Email for more details or come to our Open Days.