Many single parents look for ways to improve their skills and give themselves the best chance in employment. Further education courses, at NVQ level 3 and above, can be one of the best – and cheapest – investments in securing long-term higher paid job sustainability for single parents. But studying brings with it many questions about how to fund the course, how benefits are affected and paying for childcare. With the new term starting the single parents you support may have these questions. Our two updated factsheets, ‘Money for higher education students’ and ‘Money for further education students’ can help address these issues. There’s further information on paying for childcare in our interactive guide.
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