Part Time Course Funding

Part Time Courses

Fee Waiver

The College may offer a Fee Waiver if you receive certain benefits or are on a low income. Contact us here at the College on 0141 375 5193 or email ptadmissions@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

How to Apply

You can apply for a fee discount (waiver) by completing a Fee Waiver form or alternatively, we can send you one by contacting 0141 375 5194.

SAAS Part-time Fee Grant

Students studying a part-time course at SCQF level 7 and above may apply to SAAS for help towards tuition fees. The amount of support available will depend on how many credits you are studying. To be eligible you must:

  • Studying part-time HNC/HND/PDA/Degree.
  • Studying between 30-119 SCQF credits (1 unit=8 SCQF credits).
  • Have an income below £25,000.
  • Meet residency criteria:
    • 3 years resident in UK.
    • Resident in Scotland on 1 August 2019.
    • Non-UK or EU students must have ‘settled status’.  
  • Not be accessing other funding:
    • Full-time SAAS funding
    • ITA200, Training for Work
    • Get Ready for Work 
    • Modern Apprenticeship Scheme. 
How to Apply

Download a copy of the Part-time Fee Grant (PTFG) application from the SAAS website. Forms for session 2019/20 will be available from April 2019. You must apply no later than six months after your course starts. You will need to complete a ‘Certificate of Income’ which can be downloaded from the SAAS website.  Always keep a copy of the form and documents for future reference. 

Individual Training Accounts

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) are for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. You must have an income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the costs of learning or training.

You can apply for an ITA if you are not undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.

ITAs are available if you are interested in learning something new or developing an existing skill to support you in work. There is a wide range of courses to choose from and you can study with any ITA approved learning provider, including learning centres, local colleges, universities and private training providers.

To find out more or to apply, visit the My World of Work website. 

Update - Unfortunately we have been informed from My World of Work that Individual Training Accounts applications are on hold, for further information refer to My World of Work website.  

How to Apply

You must apply for an ITA before booking on your course. For more information on the full eligibility criteria and the courses which ITA can be used to support visit My World of Work or call SDS on 0800 917 8000. 

EMA

The Government has made changes to the EMA programme from January 2016 and EMA is now available to students studying on a part-time course. The EMA is a weekly amount of £30. Please refer to the section for full-time Scottish students to see the criteria of this fund. 

How to Apply

To apply for EMA, please email studentfunding@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk or telephone 0141 375 5190.