Course fees must be paid in full at least two weeks prior to the start of the course. Please note we are unable to offer concessions for recreational courses. You may also incur additional costs for materials or ingredients which need to be used as part of the course e.g. cookery courses and oil painting.
The fee covers teaching, tutorials and assessment/exam fees for the course if appropriate. If you are enrolled on a full time qualification course in the part-time programme, your deposit of £30 plus the £10 certificate postage charge must be paid on acceptance of the offer of a place. Course fees must be paid in full at least two weeks before the course begins. The fees quoted apply to ‘home’ and ‘EU’ students and may be subject to change. If your employer is paying, please make this clear on the Learner’s Agreement showing contact name and address.
Fees for assessments for Skills For Life must be paid in full before the start of the course.
All students enrolled on full time qualification courses are required to pay a College deposit of £30 for books and materials borrowed during the course when accepting the place, along with a £10 certificate postage charge. Please note these are not refundable if you decide not to join the College or you leave early. All students enrolled on part-time evening qualification courses are required to pay a £10 certificate postage charge. Please note this is not refundable if you decide not to join the College or you leave early. If you wish to borrow resources from the College you will need to pay a College deposit of £30.
Recreational courses do not pay a College deposit or certificate postage fee.
If you’re aged between 19 and 23 and in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) or Employment Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group, you may be eligible for help with the tuition fees on some qualification courses. Please note students claiming fee remission must enrol in person with proof of their eligibility. This should be the latest letter detailing your eligibility to JSA or the appropriate ESA. If you are aged between 19 and 23 and have not previously achieved a full level 2 or 3 qualification, you may be entitled to
For information on these entitlements please contact the College.
Although we have made every effort to ensure that the information in this booklet is accurate, details are subject to change and the College reserves the right to make such changes as are deemed necessary.
We hope that everything goes well with your course, but sometimes problems arise. Therefore, if you are unhappy with our service, please let us know so that we can learn for the future. If you have a complaint, please raise it in the first instance with your tutor. If you are still unhappy with the situation, you can follow the complaints procedure and write to the Principal. We shall always try to respond quickly and constructively.
If the number of students on your course falls below a certain level (usually 6 students) the College reserves the right to make changes to the offer to enable the course to run where possible. These changes may include:
All fees are paid online via our website. If you need advice or support with this process the Finance Department is situated at the main Bexhill College site in Penland Road. Open from 9.00 am - 3.00 pm Telephone: 01424 214545 (Select option 4)