Funding for Learners & Students
To confirm the exact fees and available support for Education & Apprenticeships, contact a National College for Nuclear Approved Provider. Fees are variable and levels of support can vary by region.
If you are undertaking Further Education and are under 19 years old, courses are normally Government funded.
Apprentices must be employed and will receive a wage from their employer. The employer and Government funding normally cover all training and education costs.
For Adults (19+) financial support is normally available.
Again, Apprentices will be employed and will receive a wage from their employer. The employer and Government funding normally cover all training and education costs.
Many of our Approved Providers have access to support funding for education and will offer fee instalment plans. The funding Providers have to help you with the cost of studying comes from a government fund and is public money. The assistance you could receive is a discretionary award and will always be conditional on your attendance on Courses.
Higher Education Fees & Loans
Providers will be able to tell you what the current fees are for Higher Education courses.
Financial help is usually available if you want to go to study one of our Higher Education courses. So you don’t have to pay for course fees up front.
Here are some outline student finance arrangements.
Tuition Fee Loan
English or EU full-time or part-time students can apply online to Student Finance England for a tuition fee loan. This is paid directly to the Provider on your behalf.
Maintenance loans and grants (full-time students only)
Tuition fee loans pay for your course. Maintenance loans and grants help with living costs (e.g. accommodation, books and bills). Tuition fee and maintenance loans are repayable, but maintenance grants are not. Your repayments are linked to your income. You only make repayments when your income is over £25,000 a year. If your income drops below this amount repayments stop. Each month you pay back 9% of any income over £25,000.
Monthly loan repayments
|Your income per year||Monthly repayments|
|£25,000 and under||No repayments|
After 30 years, if you have not paid back your loan any outstanding balance will be written off.
How to apply
Apply online to Student Finance England www.gov.uk/student-finance
For more information on estimating what your loan repayments will be visit:
In summary – There are various funding methods to support learning. We advise you contact one of our Approved Providers to check what is the best option for your personal circumstances.