Education for Serving Personnel

If you’re currently serving in the forces or are looking to leave the forces, there are lots of options to study with us.

Whether you’re looking to study a part-time or a degree, we offer a number of courses to suit your needs.

Not sure on your new career path? You can find free impartial advice and guidance on careers and training courses from the National Careers Service. Visit nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.


As someone who’s currently in the forces or has previously served in the forces, you may be eligible for funding through the Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) Scheme to help with tuition fees.

Enhanced Learning Credits can be used to fund training courses that are level 3 and above and result in a nationally recognised qualification. The number of credits you’re entitled to is determinded by the length of your service. For more information on the scheme and your eligibility, please visit enhancedlearningcredits.com.

The government also offer loans to UK residents towards part-time and university-level study. Find out more at farn-ct.ac.uk/funding.


You can use Enhanced Learning Credits to fund a number of courses with us. These include some part-time courses, Access to Higher Education Courses, and university-level courses.

We offer part-time courses in:

  • Accounting
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Floristry
  • Hair, Beauty & Barbering
  • Hospitality & Catering
  • Human Resources
  • IT & Computing
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Personal Training
  • Sports Massage

We offer university-level courses in:

  • Business
  • Criminology
  • Early Years
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Film Production
  • Healthcare
  • History
  • IT & Computing
  • Media Production
  • Photography
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sport Science

We also offer a number of free courses. To find out more, click here


Returning to education might seem daunting, but don’t worry – University Centre Farnborough offers plenty of support to help you on your journey, such as:

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