Thurrock Adult Community College

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – college update

Thurrock Adult Community College is closed temporarily for public visits. We're providing courses using remote online learning and classroom-based learning that follows government safety rules.

Our pre-school is currently opening only for 3 year-olds, 4 year-olds and the children of key workers. Our rooms are not available for hire until further notice.

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
  • employed or self-employed and earn less than £15,736.50 annual gross salary, regardless of number of hours worked, for courses up to Level 2

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.