Access to Higher Education Courses & QCF Vocational Courses

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(1-2-1 personal e-tutors)

No previous qualifications needed on most courses

Pay-Nothing-Now with a Student Loan. Aged 19+, living in England

No loan payments until you earn over £21,000 a year

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Study Style: See our Virtual Campus

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Personal 1-2-1 distance Tutoring support

Virtual Learning Environment (online workbooks & course materials)

Virtual tutor led study groups


Interactive online learning materials


Virtual Campus – Start Anytime – With e-Tutors

PAY NOTHING with a Student Loan ’til you earn over £21,000 p.a.


All Access to HE Courses

Interactive Learning Content

All QCF Courses

About Ixion College courses

Maths & English COURSES

Virtual Campus – Start Anytime – With e-Tutors

(Credit & Debit card only)

Maths Level 2 (Functional Skills)

English Level 2 (Functional Skills)

Distance learning, doesn’t have to be distant.

Meet the Ixion College e-Tutors:

See our qualified & experienced e-Tutors in our Virtual Campus who will teach you on your; Access to Higher Education courses (Access to HE), QCF courses or NVQ’s and all who are based in England.

See our MEET THE e-TUTORS page.

Julie-Beavis2 & more…

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OFSTED’s inspection report on Ixion (Oct 2015) stated: “The strategic and operational arrangements to ensure the provision is designed, implemented, evaluated and adapted are OUTSTANDING


Select Course/ Payment options


Check Loan Eligibility


Check Repayments


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Step 1: Select Course & Payment option

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 i. Select your course

Access to Higher Education courses

Vocational QCF or NVQ courses


ii. Select your payment type:  


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Aged 19+ and want a “Pay-Nothing-Now” option, then enrol on a course and pay nothing to start with, when using a 19+ year old advanced learning loan and when approved by the Student Loan Company (UK Government backed).

1) No repayments, until you are earning over £21,000 a year.

2) Your 19+ Student Advanced Learning Loan, when used with one of our courses is written off by Government if you successfully complete our “Access to HE” course and then go on to complete a University degree in the UK too.

3) Full eligibility details (see STEP 2 shown below)


          OPTION B: When using credit/debit card      paypal logos

Aged 19+, living in the United Kingdom: Then enrol and pay in full now using your credit or debit card (using Paypal) and start your course within c. 2 working days, subject to full payment received (and identity checks complete). The prices shown when using Paypal payment system are shown inclusive of VAT.



Step 2: Eligibility:

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OPTION A: Eligibility when applying for a 19+ Student loan

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Check 1:

A/Resident in the UK for the last 3 years?

B/ Resident in England during the course?

C/ Aged 19 years or older at start of the course?

If, yes to A, B & C…proceed to eligibility requirements below for a 19+ loan. (Check 2).

If, no to either A, B or C …sorry we cannot accept you on our courses (Skills Funding Agency requirements)


Check 2:

CHECK HERE: Check your eligibility for a 19+ loan



OPTION B: Eligibility when using a credit/debit card

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 Check 1:

A/ Aged 19 years or over at the start of the course?

B/ Resident in the United Kingdom during the course?

If “yes” to both of the above, you may Enrol now.



Step 3: Check repayments on a 19+ student loan

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Use our repayment calculator below to estimate how much you might pay back and over what period.

You DO NOT pay back any 19+ Student Learning Loan, until you earn over £21,000.


(Alternatively, use the Government’s loan calculator for more detailed estimates)


Step 4: Enrol Now!

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When you’re ready to take you career to the next level and you know what you want to study, please click on the button below to complete our enrolment form (and if wanting a 19+ Advanced Learning loan too, also complete the Student Loans Company application too during our integrated enrolment process)


Virtual Campus: Distance Learning   ixion college logo

Our virtual campus has a unique STUDY STYLE, complete with a virtual learning environment where you will access your; Access to Higher Education course, QCF course or NVQ course e-workbooks and conduct the majority of your work, fully supported with qualified e-tutors. A password protected e-forum & study community (available only to Ixion College students) allows you to ask fellow students questions and perhaps get answers 24 x 7

Use your PC/Mac/Smart-Phone/Tablet to attend group tutor led group webinars and take advantage of the latest online Training/Tutorial technology that makes distance learning more flexible and personal.

Our courses have been designed to enable you to study at home, at work, or both, if that is more convenient.

Our parent Anglia Ruskin University VLE system has c. 30,000 students across the world using the VLE, so its a tried and tested system. The VLE is used not just across the UK but also across; most of Europe, Malaysia, Botswana, Singapore, Hong Kong and with distance learning users in; USA, Canada, India and China.

£4.7m Ixion College 19+ Loans Funding from SFA for 2016/17

Welcome to Ixion College. Ixion was the 4th Largest 24+ Loans skills training provider to the UK Govt in 2015/16 (including FE Colleges) by £’m funding size and No 2 in England (as Not-for-Profit provider) for 24+ loans based skills training provision. Ixion has contracts with the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) with a dedicated contract for c £5m of training funding to support 24+ advanced learning loans skills training and teaching.

Ixion is owned by Anglia Ruskin University – with major University campuses in; Cambridge, Chelmsford & Peterborough and with c 38,000 students worldwide. Ixion itself has c 15 main offices around England.

With Ixion College, study at your own pace – nights, days, weekends, you choose. Learn in the comfort of your own home or possibly at your place of work. See here for some distance learning tips.

 BLOG Read our blog – Part of the Virtual Campus

Awarding organisation’s we work with:

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Want to know more about the Qualification Assurance and Awarding bodies? Then see this link.

25Percent   Order by 31st Oct 2016

* 25% off offer is an introductory offer applying only to all Ixion College; Access to Higher Education Courses (Access to HE courses) – level 3 & 4 and QCF courses – level 3 & 4, that’s been extended until 31st January 2017. The discount is off the published rate by the Skills Funding Agency for funding (That Ixion College will use as its List Price for all payment/order methods) for each course available to all delivery organisations in England for  each course shown. For certain courses, we may offer even more than 25% off during this period.

25Percent  Jan Offer ends:

Ixion has £4.7m 19+ Skills Agency Funding 16/17

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Virtual Learning Environment

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We’ll e-mail you access codes to our parent University VLE system, where you will access your e-workbook/s, download & upload your assignments/work. Your Tutor will review your work. Our Assessors will mark your work.

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