Subject Areas Course Search


This bursary is for eligible apprentices who are in care or are care leavers. It will help remove financial barriers to accessing and completing apprenticeships.

For apprentices who start their apprenticeships up to and including 31 July 2023, the bursary is a single payment of £1,000. It can only be received once by an individual care leaver.

For apprentices starting their apprenticeship on or after 1 August 2023, the bursary will be £3,000. It is payable in instalments over the first year of the apprenticeship.

Travel: The b_line discount travel card entitles 16-18 year olds discounted travel on bus and local rail services in the High Peak.
Discounts: TOTUM (formerly NUS extra) is the #1 student discount card and app giving you access to huge offers on food and essentials, tech, streaming and home delivery. Plus fashion, beauty and a whole lot more.
External Bursaries:

If you have a query regarding Course Fees or Paying Tuition Fees, please contact:


If you have a query regarding the 16-24 Care Leaver Bursary or Other sources of Funding, please contact: