Enhanced Learning Credits

Edinburgh Napier University is a member of the MOD's Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELC). This scheme promotes lifelong learning amongst members of the Armed Forces.

Enhanced Learning Credits provider number 1159The scheme provides financial support in the form of a single up-front payment in each of a maximum of three separate financial years.

There are two levels of funding depending on how long you have served with the Armed Forces.

ELC funding is only available for pursuit of higher level learning, such as courses that result in a nationally recognised qualification at Level three or above on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) (England, Northern Ireland and Wales), or Level six or above on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

The rules and regulations of the ELC scheme are laid out in Joint Service Publications (JSP) 822 with details on how to claim available from the ELCAS website and from your Education Centre. Please note the University is unable to offer advice on interpretation of ELC policy.

Edinburgh Napier University ELCAS number is 1159.