Guidance

Professional Career Development Loans (PCDL): learning providers and learners with existing loans

Guidance and forms for existing learning providers or recent applicants.

Documents

PCDL learning provider guidance

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PCDL guidance for learners with existing loans

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PCDL form B – changes to learning provider details

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PCDL form C – early course completion

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Details

The final date for learners to submit applications was 25 January 2019 (including any top-ups). The PCDL guidance for existing learners is attached for information only.

To continue to be registered as a PCDL learning provider you will need to read the PCDL learning provider guidance and complete the appropriate forms when applicable:

  • Form B – to notify of changes to learning provider details
  • Form C – early course completion

PCDL is now closed to new borrowers.

Published 25 February 2014
Last updated 1 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. We have updated the PCDL guidance for learners with existing loans. We've also updated forms B and C.

  2. We have updated the information on this page following the closing of the application window for learners to submit applications to the Co-operative Bank on 25 January 2019.

  3. We've added the PCDL guide for applicants.

  4. We have updated PCDL form B – changes to learning provider details and course registration. PCDL will close to new borrowers on 24 March 2019.

  5. We have updated the How to apply to join the learning provider list and the PCDL form B – changes to learning provider details and course registration.

  6. Added PCDL closing dates information.

  7. Updated version of how to apply to join the learning provider list.

  8. Updated guidance on registering as a PCDL learning provider.

  9. First published.