Further Education and Training

Further Education and Training

You may have considered doing a course at college but are worried about what money you will have to live on. This advice guide explains what help single parents can get from the college and from benefits while studying further education.

See Funding for Higher Education and Benefits are Changing for more information on the benefits mentioned in this guide.

This guide covers:

  • What is further education?
  • Money to live on while studying
  • Help from the college
  • Benefits you may receive while studying
  • Other help while studying

There are references to advice guides and other organisations where you can get details on the issues raised but please call the Lone Parent Helpline free on 0808 801 0323 for further information and advice.

This advice guide is written for single parents living in Scotland. We have done our best to ensure that the Information contained in this advice guide is correct at the time of publication. Please check dates and details before use. This advice guide is not a comprehensive guide to the law, nor a substitute for legal advice. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of services offered by third parties.

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