ELCAS Funding for Service Personnel

The IOR (part of the Institute of Risk Management group) has been granted Approved Learning Provider status for the Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC) by the Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS).

The MOD’s Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces. The scheme provides financial support in each of a maximum of three separate financial years for higher level learning of a nationally recognised qualification at level three or above.

Full details can be found here: http://www.enhancedlearningcredits.com/serving-personnel/searching-for-learning-provider

(Click on SEARCH FOR PROVIDER OR COURSE and then search for IOR).

IOR’s ELCAS Approved Training Provider number is 10925.

For any queries please contact Lucas Morais


ELCAS eligibility

Before being eligible to make an ELC claim, individual scheme members must have completed not less than six years eligible service (lower tier).  If you have completed 4 years qualifying service prior to 1st April 2017, please read JSP 822.  The lower tier of funding is up to £1,000 per claim instalment and the higher tier (eight years’ service) is up to £2,000 per claim instalment.  Only service accumulated since 1st April 2000, may be counted as eligible service for the purpose of the ELC Scheme.

You are entitled to make three ELC claims in total. You can only make one claim per financial year (1 April- 31 March), however if you have served between 6 and 8 years you are eligible to aggregate all three lower tier claims together.  As the expiration date of your claims is dependent upon many factors please read JSP 822.  If you are claiming in the last year of your scheme eligibility, you must commence study before your scheme expiry date.

If you are in your qualifying resettlement phase you may be eligible to claim under the Joint Funding Initiative (PF FE/HE Scheme).  For the full details and to check the eligibility rules, please view the Serving Personnel/Claiming Publically Funded FE/HE page.


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