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Enrolment Information

Your complete guide to the enrolment process, next steps and anything else you might need to know about enrolment such as: dates, fees, loans, residency status.

'We hope that your studies at North Lindsey College will be happy, interesting and successful.'

Enrolment 2020

We know that this year you may be concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on your studies. But we want to assure you that there is a place for you at North Lindsey College.

We are very excited to welcome you onto campus as soon as it is safe to do so, and we will support you all the way through this next stage of your studies and remind you that we’re still here for you during lockdown if you’re in need of any help.

Due to restrictions around social distancing, enrolment at North Lindsey College looks a bit different for 2020, as all enrolments will be done online. But, please do not panic if you do not have the facilities to enrol online at home, check out the instructions below on how we can get you enrolled.

We have put together some simple steps that you’ll need to take to enrol on to your chosen course, if at any time you have any issues with these you are able to contact the admissions team via email on admissions@northlindsey.ac.uk.

Your Enrolment Journey

We suggest that you apply with an email address that you regularly check and have access to (please do not use your school one) and ensure all details are accurate (spelling, phone numbers etc) as we will keep in touch with you by either email and phone or in some instances by post if there are any updates or problems with your application or enrolment.

  • Step 1 – Head to our website and apply for your chosen course
  • Step 2 – Your new Course Tutor will contact to discuss your application and find out a bit more about you
  • Step 3 – Once you’ve had your chat, you will receive an invitation (from early August) inviting you to enrol online
  • Step 4 – Check out our “September Starts” page on the website as this will give you information about tasks you will need to complete over the summer period
  • Step 5 – You will be sent a link to the Colleges Pre-Induction site which will give you all the information about College such as how to access your emails, how to use Microsoft Teams, etc
  • Step 6 – Complete your online enrolment and upload your student photo and any other documents we may need. You’ll then receive a congratulations and welcome email
  • Step 7 – Submit/upload your GCSE results from 20 August (GCSE Results Day)
  • Step 8 – You will be sent information regarding your start date at College
  • Step 9 – Attend your first day and collect your ID card

What is Enrolment?

Enrolment is the final stage of the steps you need to complete to become a Student at North Lindsey College.

Enrolment is where we check, confirm and update your personal information, and finalise the course you will be doing against your exam results.

All students are required to enrol at the start of each academic year but what you need to do is different depending on if you are new student or returning student.

In order to enrol, you MUST have applied first. If you haven’t applied yet, don’t worry you can still apply.

Online Enrolment

To ensure that you receive your online enrolment invite if any details have changed since you applied, it is important that you contact our Admissions Team to update your records – call 01724 281111. We need to ensure that we have up-to-date email, phone and address details, so that you receive our updates and instructions to enrol.

We will be sending emails and texts to share important information, login details and the enrolment process over the next few weeks, so please ensure that you check your Spam and Junk filters and folders to ensure you don’t miss any messages.

Returning students

Returning students will be automatically enrolled to your next course – this will be based on your progression meeting which was undertaken during the last term at College.

We will need you to confirm your enrolment once you start back at College and we will provide further information about the steps you will need to do shortly.

What Fees Do I need to Pay?

Note:

You must bring any fees or evidence with you when you come to enrol. If you fail to pay any fees at enrolment you will be invoiced on the start date of your course.

Fee Categories What you will pay Evidence Required
Aged 16-18
If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 on the 31st August 2020 you will not have any course fees to pay. You may be required to pay a materials fee for some courses. Please see your enrolment information to check if this applies to you.
Your Date of Birth.
Aged over 19
If you are aged 19 or over on the 31st August 2020 course fees will apply. In certain circumstances these fees can be reduced or paid in full on your behalf.
Subsidies Funding – For Level 1 or 2 Courses only
If you are aged over 19; unemployed but seeking employment, enrolling onto a course to help you get back into work and receiving certain benefits you may be eligible to have your fees paid. Please see the table below for the list of benefits we accept.

National Insurance number plus evidence of your benefits i.e. Award letter if less than 3 months old from the date of enrolment or bank statement less than 1 month old from the date of enrolment.

Level 1 Progression funding
If you are aged 19-23 and intend to study a level 2 qualification but require an additional step (a Level 1 qualification) you will be eligible to have your fees paid for your Level 1 course.
Self-declaration form signed by you at the time of enrolment.
Level 2 Entitlement
If you are aged 19-23, enrolling onto a full level 2 qualification and do not already hold a full level 2 qualification you will be eligible to have your fees paid.
Self-declaration form signed by you at the time of enrolment.
Level 3 Entitlement
If you are aged 19-23, enrolling onto a full level 3 qualification and do not already hold a full level 3 qualification you may be eligible to have your fees paid.
Self-declaration form signed by you at the time of enrolment.
Level 3 courses
If you are over 19 and already hold a full level 3 qualification. You may be entitled to apply for the Advanced Learner Loan. If you wish to choose this funding option, you must apply for the loan before you come to enrol.
Staff will check the status of your loan application on the Advanced Learner Loan portal when you come to enrol.
Low wage flexibility
Low wage flexibility may apply if the learner is eligible for co-funding and earns less than £17004.00 annual gross salary.

Evidence includes wage slip within 3 months of learner’s start date or current employment contract which states gross monthly/annual wages. Gross monthly wage no more than £1417.00

Useful Funding Forms

Benefite Fee Waiver 20-21
Overseas Funding Eligibility Form 20-21
Payments - Not approved form 20-21
L2 & L3 entitlement form 20-21

List of benefits accepted for fee waiver:

Note:

Benefits can only be accepted where the student is the direct claimant or a joint claimant and not a dependent.

If you are aged over 19; unemployed but seeking employment, enrolling onto a course and up to and including Level 2 to help you get back into work and receiving certain benefits you may be eligible to have your fees waived. Please see below for the list of benefits we accept.

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Bereavement Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance (note: part-time courses only)
  • Council Tax Support Scheme (was Council Tax Benefit) (must not be single occupancy discount)
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Guardian’s Allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Income Support
  • Industrial Death Benefit Pensions Scheme
  • Industrial Injuries Benefit
  • Maternity Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Personal Independence Payment (was Disability Living Allowance)
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • ‘Staying Put’ Allowance from Local Authority
  • War Widow’s or War Widower’s pension
  • Widow’s Pension
  • Widowed Parent’s Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit (Not Child Tax Credit)

Please Note: Benefits can only be accepted where the learner is the direct claimant or a joint claimant and not a dependent.

Low wage Income

This may apply if you are eligible for co-funding and you earn less than £17004.00 annual gross salary (before tax and national insurance)

All fees become due in full at enrolment, but the College recognises that some students may be unable to pay their fees in full at enrolment.

The College offers a payment plans of:

  • 3 monthly instalments for any course with a fee between £300 and £1,200;
  • 6 monthly instalments for any course with a fee between £1,201 and £2,400;
  • 8 monthly instalments for any course with a fee over £2,400.

The College is not able to offer a payment plan for short courses of less than 8 weeks duration; therefore, all fees for these courses are payable on enrolment.

Please ensure you bring your bank details with you when you come to enrol where fees are required.

If you require details of the fees payable for your course, please contact:

North Lindsey College 01724 294113

Doncaster 0800 358 7575

Terms and conditions apply to instalment plans; a full copy of the College’s Instalment policy is available upon request.

Advanced Learner Loans are available for learners undertaking a publicly funded Level 3, 4, 5 or 6 qualification, who are aged 19 and over. Learners will have the opportunity to access a loan rather than paying fees upfront. You can apply online: there will be facilities for you to apply on the day you enrol if you bring in the following documentation:

  • National Insurance number
  • Current in date UK Passport (if held)
  • Alternative forms of ID can be submitted (UK Birth Certificate, Valid non-UK Passport)

Whether you qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan depends on your:

  • course
  • college or training provider
  • age
  • nationality or residency status

If you have already completed your application, please bring your confirmation letter to enrolment. If you have not yet applied you will be invoiced on the start date of your course, once your loan has been approved any fees paid will be refunded.

For more information regarding Advanced Learning Loans please visit here.

If you have ever lived outside the EEA /EU, we will need to undertake a status check in order to establish your residency status in the UK.  In this case please bring with you any Home Office documents, passport or ID cards that establish your residency status in the UK or EU.  Even if we have previously undertaken a status check, for example, if you have previously completed a course with us, we will need to do this again before you enrol.