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Studying at College is more affordable than you think…

Do you feel that it’s time for a change? Do you want to progress your career, extend your competence at work or secure your future? If so, read on to see if you’re eligible for the Level 2 Entitlement Funding.

Level 2 Entitlement Funding Explained

This is a Government scheme aimed at 19-23 year olds studying your first level 2 qualification. The scheme is designed to give learners the opportunity to study for a qualification that could boost your career prospects by accessing fully funded skills training, allowing you to gain new life skills and become better equipped for work in your chosen area. Please note that not all courses are covered by this scheme. Before enrolling on a course please check with the College for the latest information.

Not currently in employment

If you’re 19+ and out of work at the moment, but are interested in re-training or simply adding to your skill set, don’t worry, you can also apply and get access to free tuition and advice. If you are looking to find employment and need skills and training to do so, you may be eligible for the funding on a Level 2 funded course too, if you already receive a State Benefit.

If you are in work but earn less than £15,736.50 gross, you may also be eligible for the same free tuition. So if you want to start again with a new career path but need a qualification in order to do so, it’s now possible.


Courses eligible for funding *

Animal and Equine Management

Certificate for Dog Grooming Assistants

BTEC Extended Certificate in Agriculture

BTEC Extended Certificate in Animal Care

BTEC Diploma in Animal Care

Horse Care Diploma


Certificate in Floristry

NPTC Diploma in Floristry

Land Based Studies

Sports Turf Diploma

NPTC Diploma in Horticulture (Landscape Construction)

Diploma in Countryside & Environment

Award in Forest School Assistants

Amenity Horticulture Diploma

Sports Studies and Public Services

NCFE Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services

Sport Diploma

Health & Fitness Diploma

Still have questions?

Click here to ask us a question or Tel: 0800 612 6008 to talk to us about your eligibility for Level 2 Entitlement.

Important Note

*The list of courses eligible for funding is correct at time of print. Before enrolling on a course, please check with the College for the latest information. The College also reserves the right to close, or not to start, any published course. Government policy on entitlement to fee reductions and tax or benefit rules is subject to change. The information printed reflects the College's understanding at the time of going to print but students should check with the College before enrolment.


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