Our courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). In order to enrol, you must meet the ESFA eligibility criteria:
[Note: all learners must provide evidence of eligibility, including UK citizens and residents]
Are you: *
If you have lived outside the UK in the last 3 years, or are not a citizen of the EEA, do any of the following apply to you? (Please tick all that apply)
To ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria of the ESFA, please provide evidence of eligibility by uploading a copy of your documents. This may be a valid passport or photo driving licence.
I am providing a copy of my: *
If you have not applied for a passport or driving licence please select and provide a copy of one of the following:
Learning difficulties, disabilities and health problems
Do you have a learning difficulty? *
Do you have any of the following learning difficulties? (please check all that apply) *
Do you have a disability or health problem? *
Do you have any of the following disabilities and health issues? (please check all that apply) *
Do you need assistance to exit the building in the event of an emergency evacuation. Staff will prepare a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) for you. *
It may be helpful for your tutor to have this information. Are you happy for this information to be passed onto them? *
You may wish to discuss your needs with your tutor so we can make reasonable adjustments to support your learning.
Prior Attainment Declaration
What is the highest level you have achieved in your previous learning? *
Were you in Full-time Education or Training before you enrolled at the provider for the first time? *
Employment Status Declaration
What is your employment status? *
If you are employed, or self-employed, how many hours per week do you work? *
If you are employed, what is your income level? *
If you are on a low income you may have an entitlement to fully-funded learning (free to the learner) for some courses.
If you are not in paid employment, or are retired, for how long have you not been in paid employment? *
Are you on benefits? *
Please tick the appropriate box *
If you are on benefits you may be eligible for a concessionary fee, or you may have an entitlement to fully-funded learning (free to the learner) for some courses
Entitlement Eligibility Evidence
To ensure that you meet the entitlement eligibility criteria of the ESFA. Please provide appropriate copies of documents that show you are unemployed, in receipt of an accepted unemployment benefit, other benefit, or are employed and on a low income
Contact Preferences, Photographic consent and Privacy Notices
ESFA Privacy Notice – from ILR Specification 2018 to 2019 - How We Use Your Personal Information
This privacy notice is issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE). It is to inform learners how their personal information will be used by the DfE, the ESFA (an executive agency of the DfE) and any successor bodies to these organisations.
For the purposes of relevant data protection legislation, the DfE is the data controller for personal data processed by the ESFA. Your personal information is used by the DfE to exercise its functions and to meet its statutory responsibilities, including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a personal learning record (PLR). Your information will be securely destroyed after it is no longer required for these purposes.
Your information may be used for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research. The DfE and the English European Social Fund (ESF) Managing Authority (or agents acting on their behalf) may contact you in order for them to carry out research and evaluation to inform the effectiveness of training.
Your information may also be shared with other third parties for the above purposes, but only where the law allows it and the sharing is in compliance with data protection legislation.
It is important to us to be able to find out how well our delivery is meeting your needs. We would like to know how your learning has impacted on you, including if it has led you into work, further learning, volunteering, etc. In order to do this, we would like to be able to contact you in future. We value your feedback.
I am happy to be contacted about further courses or learning opportunities *
I am happy to be contacted for surveys and research *
I prefer to be contacted by *
There are occasions when photographs of activities are taken for publicity and marketing purposes. Do you agree for your image to be used? *
Further information about use of and access to your personal data, details of organisations with whom we regularly share data, information about how long we retain your data, and how to change your consent to being contacted, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esfa-privacy-notice
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Privacy notice – additionally to the ESFA privacy notice the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea will use Learner’s personal data collected by the delivery partners or by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Adult Learning and Employment Service to comply with its contractual obligations to the Education and Skills Funding Agency.
The information being collected is the personal details of learners who are taking part in courses funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency – it is a requirement that all individuals taking part in a course subsidised by the Education and Skills Funding Agency provide these details. These details include evidence that the learner meets the eligibility requirements specified by the ESFA’s Funding Rules.
Your information may be shared with third parties for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research and surveys about the Adult Learning and Employment Service. This will only take place where the law allows it and the sharing is in compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018.
Your information will be kept in hard copy and on the Learnertrack database system. Paper copies will be kept until 31 July 2030 according to the ESF regulations for all learning undertaken between 2014 and 2020. After which paper copies will be shredded or burnt. Online data will be subject to suitable destruction software tools to erase data from hard drives.
Westway Trust is a delivery partner of Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. While we are socially distancing, your information will also be collated through the Westway Trust website and will also comply with the above conditions.