19+ Advanced Learner Loans
19+ Advanced Learning Loan19+ Advanced Learning Loans
If you’re 19+ and looking to fund your Personal Training Course or a Sports Massage Course, well from May 2016 you can with the Governments 19+ Advanced Learning Loan.
The Government announced last year that they would be expanding the eligibility criteria for Advanced Learner Loans (formerly 24+ Advanced Learning Loans) in the 2016 to 2017 academic year.
The Loans will now be available to those learners aged 19 or over and for study at Level 3 to Level 6. This will not affect the entitlement to full funding for the first full Level 3 qualification for those aged 19 to 23.
The expanded remit is available for applications from May 2016 for courses starting on or after 1 August. Please don’t hesitate to contact FIT UK Training & Education Ltd for more information on 19+ Learning Loans.
Am I eligible for a 19+ Advanced Learning Loan?
To be eligible for one of these loans you must:
•be aged 19 or over at the start of your course;
•starting your course on or after 1 August;
•be undertaking a course at Level 3 or above;
•be undertaking an eligible course with an approved college or training organisation in England.
Examples include: Level 3 Personal Trainer Course, Level 3 Exercise Referral or Level 4 IQA
Does getting a loan depend on my income or credit history?
No. Getting a loan doesn’t depend on your income and credit checks aren’t carried out. Repayments are based on your income and won’t begin until your income is over £404 a week, £1,750 a month or £21,000 a year
How do I apply for a loan?
Once you’ve identified the qualification you’d like to study you should contact FIT UK Training & Education Ltd and we will confirm whether there are places available on the course and give you a Learning and Funding Information Letter. You’ll need the information set out in this letter to complete an application and submit this to Student Finance England.