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Discretionary Learner Support

If you’re aged 20 or over and studying at a learning provider who funded by the Skills Funding Agency (check with your college) or over then you may be able to get help with childcare costs.

You apply to your learning provider (eg your college) for DLS. How much you get depends on your circumstances.

DLS can also be used to help pay for:-

  • accommodation and travel
  • course materials and equipment

To find out more about DLS click on the link below.

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