Personal development and leisure courses tend to be non-qualification courses, aimed at teaching you new skills, having fun and meeting new people. These courses include Arts and Crafts, Languages and Fitness.

Students on a means-tested benefit will be entitled to a 40% discount on tuition fees on production of proof of benefit entitlement. There are no discounts for Saturday courses. Acceptable means-tested benefits are:

  • Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA);
  • Employment and Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group);
  • Universal Credit;
  • Council Tax Benefit/Housing Benefit;
  • Pension Guarantee Credit;
  • Income Support; or,
  • Working Tax Credit (if household income on the award is below £25,000)

Please note that Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is not a means-tested benefit.

All students that are aged 65 or over, and do not qualify for a concession based on means-tested benefit (see above), are entitled to a 10% discount on their tuition fees.