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New Venture supported internships

New Venture

New Venture provides real work experience for Newcastle residents aged 16-24 years with
learning difficulties and disabilities on a supported internship programme. You will be fully
supported within employment, currently at a large employer within Newcastle.
New Venture also provides the opportunity to gain valuable employability skills with
Newcastle City Learning.
As an intern with New Venture you will:
• improve and develop skills
• gain real work experience
• build self-esteem, confidence and independence which can improve health and well-being
• develop friendships and relationships leading to a positive, interactive social life
• expand your CV
For more information or to apply contact:
New Venture Coordinator - Dianne Holliday, Westgate College, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9LU.
Telephone: 0191 277 3611. Mobile: 07785 458 531.
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Get your Learner Handbook now

75Our new Learner Handbook has arrived! Packed with useful information and details of the support that is available, we hope it will help you make the most of your learning experience with us in the new academic year 2017 - 18. Copies are available at our receptions, and will be given out at enrolment and you can download it here too (pdf, 5.07MB)

Enrol from 3rd July 2017

Cover Autumn 17Our new brochure for Autumn 2017 is out on 3rd July and you can download your copy here (pdf, 5.05MB). You can enrol for most of our courses online, and of course, you'll always be welcome in person at one of our centres.

Advanced Learner Loans

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There have been changes to how education courses are funded for learners over 19 years old. Level 3 and above courses will no longer be funded by the Government (unless you are aged 19-23 years old and it is your first full Level 3 qualification) but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.

If this loan is to fund an Access to HE Diploma leading to a completed degree, your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off so you don't have to pay it back.

It doesn't matter about your household income or even credit checks to qualify for a loan, and you don't have to pay anything back until you are earning over £21,000 a year.

Loans are available for people living in the UK on the first day of their course and have lived in this country, the Channel Islands of the Isle of Man for three years immediately before this.

Talk to our centre reception staff to get more details and your course offer letter which will have the information you will need to complete your loan application.

Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans.

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