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So that we can understand which course is right for you, we need to capture some important details, including your personal, employment and education information. Some of the information we capture is needed to help us to understand if you are eligible for funding for your learning. 
You won't be able to save the form as you go, so it is important you complete every section in full, including uploading attachments. 


If you earn less than the amounts stated, you may be eligible for funding. Please upload a document that provides evidence of your earnings. Acceptable documents include a payslip within the last 3 months or a contract with your employer stating your income.

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Tier 1 Privacy Notice

The information you supply is used by the Education and Skills Funding Agency, an executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE), to issue you with a Unique Learner Number and to create your Personal Learning Record, as part of the functions of the DfE. For more information about how your information is processed, and to access your Personal Learning Record, please refer to: (or you can obtain the tier 2 Privacy Notice from a member of our team). 

About you

If you have answered yes, we may contact you to obtain some additional information. 


Keeping in touch

We need your permission to keep in contact with you about your application and programme. Please provide as many methods as possible for us to stay in touch. 

Disabilities and health conditions

Education and qualifications

If you are in full-time education it is unlikely that additional funding for this programme will be available. Examples of full-time education include: Apprenticeship, BTEC national diploma, Access to HE. 

Employment and benefits

If you are employed or self-employed, please complete the below details about your employer. 

Additional government funding is available to support the provision of qualifications to people who are on particular benefits. If you can demonstrate that you are in this category, PeoplePlus will pay for a 12 month subscription to NUS Extra / TOTUM for you, which gives you access to over 200 UK offers and discounts. Find more details here. 

If you are in receipt of benefits, please upload evidence of this. Acceptable documents include: Benefits letter or bank statement showing credit and benefit type.

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Providing proof of your identity is a mandatory requirement in order to access funding. If this is not provided you will be deemed ineligible for funding and not permitted to access your chosen course. Examples of acceptable evidence are: Driving Licence, Passport, Birth Certificate. 

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Emergency contact details

PLEASE NOTE: Providing an emergency contact is an essential requirement for obtaining funding. This will not be shared or used in any way other than in an emergency. For distance learning learners this is highly unlikely but remains a requirement of the funding body.

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