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.

Where a course has a fee, it is clearly published in our brochure and on our website, along with concessions and flexible payment information. Some of our courses are subsidised by government funding these are marked with a £ in our brochure to indicate that concessions are available. Aspire Sussex reserves the right to increase fees in the future in line with the government’s funding authorities’ guidance.

Our Community Learning courses are offered for your enjoyment to enhance your skills, personal development and as a social activity. Community Learning Courses that attract a Government subsidy (those marked with a £ in our brochure).

Those marked in our brochure with a pink £ have the following concessions:

  • A 10% discount for those aged 65 years and older
  • A 45% discount for those on certain Means Tested Benefits

Those marked in our brochure with a orange £ have the following concessions:

  • A 10% discount for those aged 65 years and older
  • A free place for those on certain Means Tested Benefits or those who qualify for our low wage offer

If you are accessing the 100% concession available on our courses, you must provide us with evidence of a means tested benefit or that your earnings do not exceed £16,009 per year. If you have any questions, please call 0345 601 0161.

For a full list of courses with the 100% concession, please see our 100% Concessions page.

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

There are no discounts for those without a £ symbol in the brochure.