News and bulletins

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Advanced Learner Loan Bulletin – July 2018

09/07/2018

Notice of enhancements to the Learning Provider Portal, highlighting the importance of up-to-date contact details and information on EU Learners in AY 2019/20.

Learning Provider Bulletin - June 2018

13/06/2018

You can access the plenary and workshop slides from our 2018 Learning Provider Seminar Programme; view ESFA Funding & Performance Management Rules 2018/19 guidance; and learn more about our service and GDPR agreements.

Advanced Learner Loan 2018/19 online application service now open

15/05/2018

The Advanced Learner Loan 2018/19 online application service, for courses starting from 1 August 2018, is now available to learners. Eligible learners can apply online at www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.

Advanced Learner Loan 2018/19 online application service arrives 14 May 2018

03/05/2018

The Advanced Learner Loan 2018/19 online application service for courses starting from 1 August 2018 will be available to learners from 14 May 2018. Updated Information and Guidance resources are available now.

Attendance Confirmation Submission May deadline approaching

30/04/2018

Providers need to make attendance confirmation submissions by Thursday 10 May to ensure they are paid on Wednesday 16 May.

Learning Provider Bulletin - April 2018

19/04/2018

The 2018/19 Learning and Funding Information letter and updated resources are available on the Practitioners website. There's also a reminder to check the end dates of learners' courses.

Learning Provider Seminars 2018 - Registration Open

11/04/2018

You are invited to join us at this year’s Learning Provider Seminar Programme. For further information and to register and book your place please visit www.events-slc.co.uk.

Learning Provider Bulletin - March 2018

12/03/2018

Two enhancements have been made to the Payment Instalment Report; an amend has been made to the Remittance Report; and there's a change to fee charged Change of Circumstance.

Advanced Learner Loans - Service Review Forums presentation

13/02/2018

View the presentation from our 2017/18 Service Review Forums.

Learning Provider Bulletin January 2018

16/01/2018

The ESFA's Growth Request form and further guidance is available now.

Learning Provider Bulletin December 2017

06/12/2017

Enhancements to the Learning Provider Portal

Learning Provider Training Event

23/11/2017

View the presentation from our 2017 LP Provider Training events.

England repayment threshold change and Tuition fee level for 2018/19

10/10/2017

Jo Johnston, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation has released a Written Ministerial Statement.

Learning Provider Bulletin September 2017

18/09/2017

Enhancements to the Learning Provider Portal

Learning Provider Training Events 2017

13/09/2017

REGISTER AND BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW!

Learning Provider Bulletin August 2017

16/08/2017

Enhancements to the Learning Provider Portal

Advanced Learner Loan Bulletin June 2017

13/06/2017

Enhancements to the Learning Provider Portal

FE Account Manager Region & Contact Update

01/06/2017

As part of our ongoing process to improve how we engage with you, we have recently introduced a new FE Account Manager to our team. As a result, we have reviewed how our Account Manager regions are structured to ensure we provide the best service coverage possible.

2017/18 Advanced Learner Loan application now open

15/05/2017

The Advanced Learner Loan 17/18 online application, for courses starting from the 1st August 2017, is now available to learners.

EU Nationals update

26/10/2016


Changes to Interest Rates and Thresholds

16/08/2016

Announcement of annual updates to Student Loan Interest Rates and Thresholds

Learning Provider Bulletin - Update of LA 60126292

28/07/2016


Learning Provider Bulletin - July 2016

04/07/2016


May 2016 Learning Provider Seminar Presentations

02/06/2016

The presentations from the May 2016 Learning Provider Seminars are now available!

The Advanced Learner Loans 16/17 online application is now open

16/05/2016

The Advanced Learner Loan 16/17 online application, for courses starting from the 1st August 2016, is now available to learners.

2016 Learning Provider Seminars

08/04/2016

The 2016 Learning Provider Seminar is now open for registration!

ALL Provider Bulletin - Advanced Learner Loans Expansion

14/01/2016

24+ Advanced Learning Loans are to be expanded in 2016/17. They will be known as Advanced Learner Loans and will be available to those aged 19 and above and for study at level 3 to level 6.

Learning Provider Bulletin - December - Advanced Learner Loans Expansion

03/12/2015

From academic year 2016/17, the Department for Business Innovation and Skills are expanding Advanced Learner Loans to include those aged 19 - 23 years old and those studying at level 5 and level 6.

Learning Provider Bulletin - November 2015 Enhancements

23/11/2015

Six enhancements were introduced into the LP Portal, including the Auto Cancellation functionality, on Saturday 22nd November.

Learning Provider Bulletin - October 2015

23/10/2015

Two LP Portal system enhancements have been made to the LP Portal on Saturday 24th October.

Learning Provider Bulletin - September 2015

08/10/2015


Learning Provider Bulletin - October 2015

08/10/2015

The Advanced Learning Loans Provider Support Pack has been published by the Skills Funding Agency.

Learning Provider Bulletin - August 2015

20/08/2015

A system enhancement around payment scheduling rules has been made to the LP Portal on Sunday August 23rd 2015

Learning Provider Bulletin - June 2015

26/06/2015


Learning Provider Bulletin - May 2015

19/03/2015

15/16 Online Application Launch- 5th May 2015

Learning Provider Bulletin - January 2015

08/01/2015

13/14 Notification of Cancellations

News and bulletin archive

21/04/2015