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Excellent

ProMoney from the Government for free

ConsYou have to study a recognised qualification

I am currently studying for my first year exam in British Sign Language (BSL) and I have come across a most unusual phenomenon – something for nothing from the Government! How can this be? I hear you all ask, read on my friends and you too can learn about the mysterious fund that is the...

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Excellent

ProTotally free(for a limited time),in your own time

ConsOnly lasts a year

I have to update the op I wrote last week as I have just received an Email from ePacts telling me that the TOTALLY FREE aspect of this offer is due to end in a few weeks. I obviously chanced upon this offer as it was nearing it's sell-by date(story of my life!) The info I have been given is to...

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Excellent

“Learn for next to nothing”

published 26/03/2001

Proanyone can apply, available annually

Constakes a couple of weeks to get the membership numb...

I wanted to learn something new, but I didn't have the money or the transport to go to a college - what could I do? I searched through endless websites for a course that I could do from home. At first I just wanted to know what was available to me. I decided there were two choices - either I...

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Excellent

“Social Work as a career”

published 11/11/2001

Proopens many doors to different careers

Consbad publicity from press

When I left school with very few qualifications I embarked on a nursing career and qualified as an enrolled nurse. However I soon found that my career opportunities where limited especially when they discontinued enrolled nurse training and where encouragine EN's to convert to RGN status. I felt...

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Satisfactory

“ADULT LEARNING GRANT”

published 07/11/2007

ProNone

ConsEverything

Adult learning grant This is a grant that is like EMA but is for people who are aged 19 and above. This works the same as EMA. You apply by ordering a information pack online (look up in goggle adult learning grant) Then you fill all the details in but it is based on your income and not your...

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Excellent

ProA decent sum of money to put towards further educa...

ConsPlease see text

As somebody who is completing a computer programming course at the moment which has been paid for by my employer I have been wanting to further my studies. However my employer does not wish to support me this time around so the advent of the Individual Learning Account (ILA) has come as a gift...

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Good

“ILA - The Sequel”

published 17/08/2003

ProHelp with personal development

ConsHas been open to fraud/abuse

The Individual Learning Accounts were suspended after unscrupulous training providers started milking the system with tricks such as registering fictitius learners for courses. Thus what could have developed into a good scheme for people like me who earn a basic wage but cannot afford course fees...

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Satisfactory

“I can't get an ILA”

published 17/10/2002

ProI can't find any

ConsI can't get an ILA

As you can see by the title of my opinion I cannot get an ILA. I applied for an ILA but was turned down for it obviously I wanted to know why I had been turned down for it as I was desperate to study from home as I have three young children and it just wasn't an option to study in a college as I...

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Product Information : Individual Learning Account

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Ciao

Listed on Ciao since: 26/03/2001