CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training
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Financial support

You may be able to get help with your course and childcare costs while you study with CALAT.

Learner Support Fund

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 100% of your course and exam fee deducted at the time of enrolment.

Apply for the Learner Support Fund

Advanced Learner Loans

Advanced Learner Loans are for anyone aged 19 or over wishing to study for a Level 3 Certificate or Diploma or above (but not Level 3 Awards).


You may be eligible for a discount or have your fees covered if you are:
  • unemployed
  • on a low salary
  • aged 19 to 23
  • taking an English or maths course
Find out more about discounts.