Thurrock Adult Community College

Fee remission and reductions

The lists below show who is entitled to receive support from funding.

Qualification courses – fee remission

For adults aged 19 and over who are:

  • English and maths learners up to Level 2
  • getting Job Seekers Allowance (JSA)
  • getting work-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • getting Universal Credit, earning less than £338 each month as an individual, or £541 each month as a household, and put into a work-related activity group by JobCentre Plus
  • getting an income-based benefit, earning less than £338 each month, actively seeking employment, and booking a course that is directly relevant to their employment prospects and the local labour market's needs
  • first full Level 2 – 19 to 23 year-olds only, for approved qualifications
  • first full Level 3 – 19 to 23 year-olds only, for approved qualifications
  • GCSE English and maths students who do not already have an A-C grade in either GCSE or O-Level
  • aged over 65 and not in full-time employment

Non-qualification courses – reduced fees

For adults aged 19 and over who:

  • get Job Seekers Allowance (JSA)
  • get work-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • get Universal Credit, earning less than £338 each month, and put into a work-related activity group by JobCentre Plus
  • are aged over 65 and not in full-time employment

Concessionary rates apply for adults who receive other income-related benefits.

Also for unwaged dependants of a person who gets one of the above benefits.

All the information above is subject to change.