Prescribed conditions for a child or qualifying young person: Education and training condition - Meaning of ‘full-time education’
Child Benefit (General) Regulations 2006, regulation 1, (3)
Full-time education is education in pursuit of a course where an average of more than 12 hours per week (term time) is spent on the following:
- receiving tuition,
- engaging in practical work,
- supervised study,
- taking exams.
When calculating the 12 hours do not include time spent on meal breaks or unsupervised study.