The full fee for each course is listed on our enrolment site.
The full fee applies to those eligible to receive funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency and Greater London Authority.
To qualify you must be 19 years or older as of 31 August 2021.
You may get a discount if you receive certain benefits.
There is a discounted fee for non-accredited courses for learners who are:
The concession fee is also for people aged 65 or over on 31 August 2021 with an annual household income of less than £27,000.
Qualifying benefits are:
Random checks on benefits declared with be made by CALAT staff and benefit evidence will need to be dated within 3 months at time of enrolment.
You may get the cost of your course covered if you are:
If you fulfil the criteria for a remission fee and are also unemployed and intend to find work, you may be entitled to get the cost of your study covered.
You will be required to complete a self-declaration, and your benefit evidence will need to be dated within 3 months at the time of your enrolment or assessment appointments.
You can also get the cost of your study covered if you are on a low salary. This means either:
Depending on your prior qualifications and what level course you want to enrol on, you may be entitled to full fee remission. Please contact us to find out more.
Depending on your prior qualifications you may be entitled to full fee remission. Please contact us to find out more.
CALAT offer level 3 courses in the following areas:
If you are older than 19 and do not already have a grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher in GCSE maths and English, you will be eligible for full fee remission on English and maths courses.
You will have to pay the overseas fee if you have not been ordinarily resident in the UK or EEA for the 3 years preceding the start date of your course or you have restrictions on your leave to remain.
You will also have to pay the Overseas fee if you live in a Combined Mayoral Authority which is not the Greater London Authority. These are Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, West Midlands, West of England, Tees Valley, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
You cannot claim any concessionary fees or apply for the Learner Support Fund (LSF) on the overseas fee.
If you are under 19, as of 31 August 2021, the fee you pay will depend on the type of course and your circumstances.
If you want to enrol on a non-accredited course, you will need to pay a higher fee than the full fee.
If you want to enrol on an accredited course, we recommend you contact us as you may be eligible to study fully funded and free of charge. If not, you will pay a higher fee than the full fee.
If you are on low income you may be eligible to apply for the Learner Support Fund (Access Fund). The fund could help pay towards the cost of course tuition fees, examination fees, course materials and child care. If you qualify, you will be able to have 90% of your course and exam fee deducted at the time of enrolment.
We also offer funding for Level 3 courses and Advanced Learner Loans.