Financial Support

Our Student Support Manager and Reception team can provide you with information and advice on funding your course. There are various funding options available, depending on your age, existing qualifications, the level of your course and personal circumstances. The links below will give you some indication of the funding available for your course. If you have any questions regarding financial support, please email the Reception team on ahed@psc.ac.uk or call 01962 886166.

Funding Availability Chart

Funding for Further Education courses

Funding for Higher Education courses

Students applying for Higher Education courses can access a quick start finance guide from the Student Finance England site. Additional information, including a Student Finance calculator and repayment information, can also be accessed on the gov.uk website by clicking here.

Advanced Learner Loans

Advanced Learner Loans are for learners aged 19 and over studying at level 3 to 6 (eligibility criteria apply). They are not means tested, there is no credit check and you do not need to pay anything back until you are earning over £21,000pa. See the Advanced Learner Loan Factsheet for further information or click here to access the eligibility tool. Students applying for the Access to HE course should note that their Advanced Learner Loan will be wiped out should they go on to complete a degree. For further information and advice about applying click here.

Professional & Career Development Loan - we are a Professional and Career Development Loan registered Learning provider, registration number 5851. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that can be used to pay for work-related learning. See the gov.uk website for further information.

ELCAS Scheme - The College is registered with the MoD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC). The scheme promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces and provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment for courses at level 3 and above. See the ELC website for additional information.

Additional Financial Support & Bursaries - please note that you may also be eligible for additional financial support and/or bursaries, depending on your personal circumstances. Click here for further information regarding the financial support available.