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Help with learning costs

You may qualify for help from the Discretionary Support Funds . You need to be:

  • 19 or over.
  • Don't have a Level 2 qualification

To find out more visit GOV.UK - discretionary support funds

For other information on help for adult learners visit GOV.UK - 24+ Advanced Learning Loans

Priority Passport holders are eligible for discounts on certain part-time courses at colleges and adult education centres throughout Kirklees, as well as a range of other discounts.
Please note:
• a small charge may be made towards the use of college facilities.
• does not include examination fees.
• may be subject to change.

For details please contact Kirklees College on 01484 437070

Who can get a Priority Passport?

This Priority Passport is available to Kirklees residents, who receive or who are directly dependent on someone who receives one or more of the following:

  • Universal Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Jobseeker's Allowance (income-based)
  • Guaranteed Pension Credit (not Savings Credit)
  • Council Tax Benefit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Working Tax Credit with Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit which includes a disability element
  • Child Tax Credit Only

Note: your Tax Credit award must be based on annual earnings which entitle you to full NHS exemption.

Find out about a National Careers Service Account?

A Lifelong Learning Account can provide you with access to a range of information and advice on courses, careers and financial support in a single, easily accessible online account


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