Relevant education

You are in relevant education if you are:

  • aged under 20, and
  • in non-advanced education or approved training that you started before you were aged 19, and
  • your course is of 12 or more hours a week.

Non-advanced courses include:

  • GCSE
  • A Level
  • AS Level
  • NVQ up to Level 3 
  • GNVQ up to Intermediate Level 
  • Any course that is not 'advanced education'