Course fees quoted with the course information are for the current academic year. Fees for the next academic year starting in September are subject to change and will be confirmed in the May before that academic year
Course Tuition fees apply to:
- UK residents who have lived here for at least the last three years
- Refugees or asylum seekers with exceptional leave to remain in the UK
- Persons taking part in a reciprocal exchange
- Nationals from one of the following states of the European Economic Area: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK and EU overseas territories.
If you are paying your own fees, we accept payment by cheque (payable to Newbury College) or credit card. We will confirm your place on a course as soon as payment has been received and cleared. Please note that for cash payments, a cash receipt will be issued, but a place on the course cannot be guaranteed until the enrolment is fully processed on our database. Confirmation of the place will follow as soon as possible. If your course fees are more than £500, you may be able to pay by instalments, subject to a small administration fee. Please ask Learner Services and Information about standing orders. This service is not available to international students. If your employer is paying for your course, we will invoice them direct. Learners must provide a letter from their employer confirming that they will pay the fees, and giving details of where to send the invoice.
Some course will have extra costs for materials, registration, exam fees, professional membership etc. These are generally from £25 upwards. If you have any concerns about additional costs, please ask Learner Services and Information
Eligibility for Fee Discounts and Concessions
Tuition Fee Discount - some courses are eligible for fee discounts (please check the course guide or with Learner Services and Information). To qualify for discounts learners must have evidence of one of the following:
|Learner Status||Fees Discounted|
|Under 19 at start of the course (Q only, no evidence required)||Tuition and Exam|
|In receipt of Job Seekers allowance (including the partner where the claim is joint)||Tuition|
|Claiming Level 2 Entitlement||Tuition|
|Claiming Level 3 Entitlement||Tuition|
|Level 3 Jumper||Tuition|
|On Skills for Life Provision||Tuition|
|ESA Employment and Support Allowance||Tuition|
Entry Level 1 Entitlement
If you need to do an Entry or Level 1 qualification in order to progress to Level 2 you may be entitled to fee remission for your tuition fee. If you would like to find out more, please call Learner Services and Information on 01635 845 000.
Level 2/3 Entitlement get your tuition fees paid!
Are you 19 or over and want to study for your first full Level 2 qualification or 19 to 24 and want to study for your first full Level 3 qualification? If so Level 2/3 entitlement may be available to cover the cost of your tuition fees. If you would like to find out more please call our Learner Services and Information team on 01635 845000.
Refund of Fee
The College does not refund tuition fees, unless the College closes a course. A copy of the College refund policy is available on request.
Help with Course Fees
If you do not qualify for any fee discounts, but feel you cannot afford the fees, there may be help available. Please book an appointment via Learner Services and Information with our Welfare Officer on 01635 845000 for a confidential chat.
Help with the Cost of Attending College
If you are unable to afford the costs associated with coming to College, please contact our Welfare Officer on 01635 845000 for a confidential chat.
International students from countries outside the EU are welcome. Please enquire at Learner Services for current fees if your normal place of residence is not in the UK or in a member state of the EU/EEA.
Courses subsidised by West Berkshire Council:
Most of our part time courses which do not lead to a formal qualification are subsidised by West Berks Council. You can claim a discount of 50% in the tuition fees for a local authority supported course if you receive one of the following benefits:
- ESA income - based
- Jobseekers Allowance
- Income Support
- Housing Benefit
- Pension Credit Guarantee
- Council Tax Benefit
- Disability Allowance
- Registered carer of an adult who cares for those with a disability allowance
A discount of 30% in the tuition fees is available to learners aged 60 and over, and who are resident in the West Berkshire Council area.
Please note: course information and fee discounts may be subject to change and you are advised to check with Newbury College before you enrol.
If you cannot find the course you are looking for or if you require further information, then please contact our helpline Tel: 01635 845000 orcontact us