Funding options, for investing in your Beauty Academy course, during 2016 and beyond
There are a number of government and other funding options available to help you with the cost of your new course. These are some of the routes in particular, we feel very happy to recommend for you to think about:
Age 24+ Advanced Learning Loans
The I.N.H.B.A. works in partnership with the student loans company. These loans can cover the cost of a Level 3 course for students aged over 24 years who have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.
The first step in the process is to discuss your training requirements with a Course Advisor 01162628080 at The International Nails Hair and Beauty Academy. We will be happy to discuss with you the courses we are approved to offer and how the training will enable you to progress in your beauty career.
When you have decided on the course you wish to study, we will send you an application form to complete and return by email. Once this is received, you will be sent information to allow you to go on to apply for your 24+ Advanced Learning Loan. Once your loan is approved, you will be contacted by email to begin your studies.
Please see here for more information on the 24+ Advanced Learning Loan Scheme: http://www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans/overview
Our Own Finance Options:
Either 12 or 24 Months at 19.9%:
· Example - NVQ Level 1 in Beauty Therapy £1599 including VAT
· A Friendly 24 month more affordable payment plan = £159.90 deposit then only £72.01 per month (19.9% interest. Total repayable £1888.14)
Job Centre Plus (DWP)
If you are currently unemployed and/or in receipt of benefits, you may be apply for funding for a wide variety of our courses. These courses include our own diploma courses as well as NVQ courses. The funding can cover your course and other costs associated with the training. Please see your job advisor at your local Job Centre Plus. Remember to print out and take with you the details of the course you wish to study to show your advisor and be prepared to answer questions on how you feel that the course will help you get into gainful employment.
Other sources for funding that you may wish to consider:
Education Funding Agency (EFA)
Funding for learners up to age 19 or age 25 for those with learning difficulties and disabilities
Life Long Learning
If you are over 19, living in England, and looking to improve your skills or get a qualification then this is a very useful site detailing many funding options.
Professional Career Development Loans (PCDL)
We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number  A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.
Help for ex service members
Re-training funding is available through ELCAS www.enhancedlearningcredits.com
and The Royal British Legion www.britishlegion.org.uk
Charitable Trust Funds, The Princes Trust and The Shaw Trust
Many UK charities (see www.trustfunding.org.uk) offer help and funding for adult learners.
The Princes Trust is available for those under the age of 25 - www.princes-trust.org.uk
The Shaw Trust, lots of support and help but you need to be referred by your Job Centre Plus - www.shaw-trust.org.uk
National Careers Service
Tel: 0800 100 900 nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
This department will give you plenty of advice and guidance on what is available for you.
Disability Rights UK
If you cannot get the funding through other sources then this trust may be able to help
Offenders Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)