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    Hi all,

    I'm aware of the 3 month rule which means you need to have been unemployed for 3 months in order to be able to claim 100% of your fees.

    What I'm unsure about is how that's counted. Some advice I had over the phone suggested that it was that I just needed to have not been in work for 3 months prior to my application, which I now think was incorrect. Other stuff I've read suggested that hte time span is 3 months up to the start of my course, which I think is correct.

    What I'm unsure of is whether I need to have been registered unemployed (presumably on JSA?) for the 3 months prior to the start of my course, or simply just not in employment (mixed info online).

    Obviously I'd like to make best use of the scheme as I can so was hoping someone could clear up how this is counted and what exactly counts as unemployed?

    Cheers,

    TFC
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    (Original post by TheFatController)
    Hi all,

    I'm aware of the 3 month rule which means you need to have been unemployed for 3 months in order to be able to claim 100% of your fees.

    What I'm unsure about is how that's counted. Some advice I had over the phone suggested that it was that I just needed to have not been in work for 3 months prior to my application, which I now think was incorrect. Other stuff I've read suggested that hte time span is 3 months up to the start of my course, which I think is correct.

    What I'm unsure of is whether I need to have been registered unemployed (presumably on JSA?) for the 3 months prior to the start of my course, or simply just not in employment (mixed info online).

    Obviously I'd like to make best use of the scheme as I can so was hoping someone could clear up how this is counted and what exactly counts as unemployed?

    Cheers,

    TFC
    I'm no expert but my guess is that they would require proof of your unemployment and a good source of that would be JSA.
 
 
 
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