Please read the information on Home or Overseas fees? before looking at our explanations of the fees regulations, and guidance, below. Remember that, in the context of these regulations/guidance,
certain terms mean what is explained for them in the Definitions (at the bottom of this page) and
not what you might interpret from an ‘everyday’ understanding of the
Institutions must not charge higher than the ‘home’ fee to any student who comes within at least one of the categories in the fees regulations.
In England, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funds FE courses. It publishes fee assessment guidance on who it will allow to be charged a 'home' fee.