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Advanced Learning Loan
(19+ FE Loans)

19+ Advanced Learning loans are available for eligible learners over the age of 19 wishing to study a qualification at level 3, 4, 5 or 6.

This includes:

  • Certificates from level 3 to level 6
  • Diplomas from level 3 to level 6
  • A and AS Levels
  • Tech Levels 

City & Guilds provides up to date information for education providers interested in supporting learners to access a loan and to learners interested in taking out a loan to improve their career opportunities.


Which City & Guilds qualifications are approved for funding by a loan?

City & Guilds offers a wide selection of qualifications approved by Government for 19+ Advanced Learner Loans.

Download our City & Guilds 19+ Advanced Learner Loan Prospectus to assist you in checking which of our qualifications is available for a loan. You may search by sector, level of qualification and type of qualification. Please note, this spreadsheet is frequently updated as new qualifications are added to the prospectus.


If you are over the age of 19 and want to find out how taking out a 19+ Loan could help you, visit 19+ Advanced Learning Loans for Learners.

If you are working at a centre and want to find out how 19+ Loans could help your learners and students, visit 19+ Advanced Learning Loans for Centres.


Want to find out more?

Learning Provider Services

View Factsheets on key areas of Advanced Learning Loans including eligibility, the application process and learning aim levels and types.


The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) provides operational and policy information for colleges, training organisations and employers about Advanced Learner Loans.