ESFA Funded Qualifications

ABMA Education ESFA Funded Qualifications

We are delighted to be able to say that the UK’s Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) have approved the following ABMA Education qualifications to receive Advanced Learner Loans:

Qualification reference

Qualification title

Maximum loan available


ABMA Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (RQF) £1,987


ABMA Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (RQF)



ABMA Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (RQF)



ABMA Level 4 Diploma in Shipping and Logistics (RQF)


This approval will make our qualifications more accessible to learners looking to further their employment prospects by undertaking a regulated qualification.

View Funded Qualifications

All qualifications that receive public funding are listed on the Hub:

The Advanced Leaner Loans Qualifications Catalogue, however, lists all the qualifications that are approved to receive Advanced Learner Loans:

Both these resources publish the maximum loan amounts that are available for each approved qualification.

Becoming an Approved Loans Provider

How Learners can Apply for Advanced Learner Loans

In order to receive Advanced Learner Loans, learners must apply directly to Student Finance England.

In order to complete the loan application, providers should issue learners a funding information letter which contains all the information the leaner needs.

Providers should visit GOV.UK at:

to access the funding information letter templates.

Learners should visit GOV.UK at:

for more information for how to Apply for advanced Learner Loans.

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