European Social Fund


Government funding is available for certain course provided at IBHA. To apply and check your eligibility for funding, please contact us today. 



Statutory Entitlements Funding

To qualify for SFA funding you must be:

  • UK nationals living in in England OR
  • Non-UK nationals, subject to conditions - please enquire.
  • 19 - 23 year olds who haven't already achieved a Level 2 qualification.
  • 19 - 23 year olds who haven't already achieved a Level 3 qualification.

IBHA offers the following Statutory Entitlement courses:

Also available under the European Social Fund


Local Flexibility Provision

For people 19 and over, who have not previously attained a GCSE grade C/grade 4 or higher, to be fully-funded if they study for a qualification up to and including level 2
IBHA offers 2 Local Flexibility Provision courses

·   Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy General
·   Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing





Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP)

Unemployed people are eligible for the Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP) designed to support them into work through Job Centres and their work coaches. SWAP helps employers with immediate and future job needs by upskilling job seekers to fill locally identified vacancies. A SWAP placement has three main components: pre-employment training, work experience placements and a guaranteed job interview.

IBHA offers 2 SWAPs courses;.

·   Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services
·   Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Therapy Studies (Massage)




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