Advanced Learner Loans
Helping you create your future
Whether a learner can qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan depends on their:
age (19 or older on the first day of your course)
nationality and residency status
Your course must be:
The Student Loans Company have created an eligibility tool for learners considering an Advanced Learner Loan.
How to Apply
Check with us that the course qualifies.
Ask us for a ‘Learning and funding information’ letter – you need this to complete the application. It contains the details about your course.
Apply online – you’ll need to register first. You can apply by post if you cannot apply online.
You’ll get a letter confirming your loan – usually within 2 weeks if you apply online (postal applications take longer).
You’ll have to start repaying your loan when your income is over a certain amount (the ‘threshold’ amount).
You’ll be charged interest from the day you get the first payment.