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Thinking about a change of career?

Are you aged 19 or over and wanting to study A-levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma course or a Level 3 programme?
The government has introduced the 19+ Advanced Learner Loan to help you access funds to pay for your learning.

Is the 19+ Advanced Learner Loan for me?

The 19+ Advanced Learner Loan is easy to apply for and is not dependent on your household income. To be eligible to apply for it, you need to:
  • Be aged 19 or over at the start of your course
  • Start your course on or after 1 August 2016
  • Have lived in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for three years immediately before the start of your course
  • Study an eligible course at Level 3 and above at an approved college or training provider in England. Approved courses include: A-levels, Access to HE diplomas, other diplomas and certificates.

Find out more about applying for the loan and repayment arrangements on our dedicated pages: