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24+ Advanced Learning Loans

If you are aged 24 or above, you can now apply for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan. The loan will help you pay for Level 3 and Level 4 ‘Certificate’ and ‘Diploma’ courses.

The first loan repayment will begin in April 2016. However, you will not have to repay the loan until you are earning above £21,000 per year.

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 24 or over at the start of the course (no upper age limit)
  • Resident of the UK in the first day of the course (and lived in the UK for at least 3 years)
  • Studying with a provider approved for public funding
  • Enrolling on an eligible course at Level 3 or Level 4
  • Not previously had a loan to do the same qualification and level

Additional loans will be available for different qualifications and levels. You can take out a maximum of four loans.