New Providers

If as a learning provider you would like to access an advanced learner loans facility you must first be approved on the UK Register of Training Organisations (

Following UKRLP approval, a learning provider must then be in receipt of an advanced learner loans facility agreement with the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

Advanced learner loans facility agreements are only issued following a formal selection processes. The ESFA uses its weekly update newsletter to advertise new opportunities for providers to express an interest in having a loan facility, and when such opportunities arise.

If you have any further questions about eligibility or how to become a registered provider please email the ESFA at 

Following approval, the ESFA will inform the Student Loans Company (SLC) of your organisation's contact details and your SLC Account Manager will contact you to arrange access to the loans system.