Funding Available

Funding Available

19+ Advanced Learner Loan

The 19+ Advanced Learner Loan from the Skills Funding Agency will cover the entire initial cost of your Personal Training Course.

Loan eligibility doesn’t depend on your income and there are no credit checks.

Loan Bursary Fund

You may also be eligible for money from the Advanced Learner Loan Bursary Fund if you need help with some costs while studying, eg childcare, travel or trips related to your course.

What you’ll getStudy to be a Personal Trainer Online

How much you get depends on:

  • the type of course
  • your course fees
  • the maximum loan available for your course

The minimum loan you can get is £300 and is paid directly to your college or training provider.

You don’t have to borrow the full cost of your course – you can pay for some of it yourself.

Number of loans you can get

If your course starts on or after 1 August 2016

You can apply for up to 4 loans and you can get more than one at the same time.

Eligibility

Whether you qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan depends on your:

  • course
  • college or training provider
  • age
  • nationality or residency status

If your course starts before 1 August 2016

You must be 24 or older on the first day of your course.

Your course must be:

  • a Level 3 or 4 qualification, eg A Levels
  • at an approved college or training provider in England

Ask your college or training provider if you don’t know if your course is eligible.

If your course starts on or after 1 August 2016

You must be 19 or older on the first day of your course.

Your course must be:

  • a Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 qualification, eg A Levels or graduate certificate
  • at an approved college or training provider in England

Ask your college or training provider if you don’t know if your course is eligible.

Your nationality or residency status

You must usually:

  • be living in the UK on the first day of your course
  • have been living in the UK, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for 3 years before starting your course
  • be a UK national or have ‘settled status’ (this means there are no restrictions on how long you can stay)

You may also qualify if you’re:

  • a UK national, or someone with settled status, but you live somewhere else in the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • an EU national or a family member of one
  • not a UK national but you’ve lived in the UK for at least 20 years (or at least half of your life)
  • a refugee
  • a migrant worker
  • the child of a Swiss national
  • the child of a Turkish worker

How to Apply

Contact us directly and we can supply you with your ‘Learning and funding information’ letter and assist you in your application process. Start your application here.

0151 306 5498 enquire@body-focus.co.uk