Learner Information

How to Enrol

Course places will be given on a first come, first served basis. You can enrol for a course in person at any of our centres or by telephoning our helpline number where a member of our team will be happy to provide information on your course and assist you to enrol.

Where there is a fee - and to guarantee a place on your chosen course - you will need to pay a minimum of 50% towards the cost. The remaining balance can be paid any time before the commencement of the course but no later than four weeks after the start date.

Ways to Pay (No weekly payments):

  • Credit or debit card, cash, cheque or ACL gift voucher.        
  • Direct debit - for courses with a balance of more than £150 - ask for details

Centre User Group Membership fees are £1.50 per learner, per centre, per term.

All learners pay examination/accreditation fees where applicable.

NOTE: Courses of 8 weeks or less in duration must be paid in full by the start of the first class.

When attending your first class please bring with you one of the following for identification purposes:

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • ID Card or other form of national ID
  • National Insurance Card
  • Certificate of Entitlement to Funding
  • Bank credit / debit card.


Concessions on course fees are available to eligible learners attending GCSE or Welsh Government Funded courses.

  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA);
  • Guaranteed Pension Credits;
  • Working Tax Credit;
  • Asylum Seekers
  • Full Time Students
  • Universal Credit - terms and conditions apply

Remember to ask when you enrol if you think you are entitled to any concessions.

Please note that conditions apply to all concessions and proof of benefit / income is required.

Age Policy

Learners must be 16 years old on or before 31st August in the academic year they start their study and have left compulsory education.


Our centres are fully accessible but to ensure that your visit goes well please contact us beforehand to discuss your individual needs. We will make every effort to support you with your learning experience.


Creche places may be available for learners attending Essential Skills courses, please ask for details.

Last Modified: 05/12/2018
For more information contact:

Torfaen Adult Community Learning

Tel: 01633 647647

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