You must agree to this declaration before proceeding with a course enrolment, application or enquiry, or signing up for an account.

Data Protection Statement

SS&L is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. I understand that data collected by SS&L will be used for educational administration, guidance, statistical, research and health and safety purposes. Processing this data will enable the performance of SS&L to be monitored and for SS&L to operate effectively and plan future provision. The data may be shared with my former school(s) and other educational institutions, Children Services Authorities Connexions, Careers Service, Department for Education and Skills, Skills Funding Agency and my local authority. Data will also be sent to Examination Boards and other Awarding Bodies to be processed for the purpose of registration, entry, marking, assessment and the issue of results and certificates. Information may be sent to the above agencies electronically via the Internet. Examination results may be published in the local newspapers. Examination results and destination after leaving SS&L may also be shared with my former school(s) and other educational institutions. If I wish to discuss the matter further I can contact the Data Protection Officer.

Privacy Notice

The personal information you provide is passed to the Chief Executive of Skills Funding ("the Skills Funding Agency") and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Where necessary it is also shared with the Department for Education, including the Education Funding Agency.

The information is used for the exercise of functions of these government departments and to meet statutory responsibilities, including under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009, and to create and maintain a unique learner number (ULN) and a Personal Learning Record (PLR). The information you provide may be shared with other organisations for education, training, employment and well-being related purposes, including for research.

You may be contacted after you have completed your programme of learning to establish whether you have entered employment or gone onto further training.

What You Agree To

I agree to SS&L processing personal data contained in this form, or other data, which the College may obtain from me or other people. I agree to the processing of such data for any purpose connected with my studies, or my health and safety whilst on the premises, or for any other legitimate reason. I confirm that the information I have given is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. A Learning Agreement will be issued once you start, please sign in pen. Both the student signature and tutor signature are required to enable SFA funding to be claimed.

I understand that courses may be cancelled or re-scheduled if the required minimum enrolment numbers are not reached and that although information is correct at the time it is given, circumstances can lead to changes.

I understand it is important for SS&L to have up-to-date student records and I agree to inform my tutor or relevant staff member if my address, telephone number or other details change.

I undertake to conform to the Regulations of the SS&L. If tuition fees are not paid at enrolment, I agree to be invoiced.

I give my consent for SS&L to contact other FE or HE Institutions on completion of my course, to confirm my progression route.

At no time will your personal information be passed to organisations for marketing or sales purposes. From time to time students are approached to take part in surveys by mail and phone, which are aimed at enabling the SFA, EFA and their partners to monitor performance, improve quality and plan future provision.

SS&L, the SFA, EFA or its partners may wish to contact you from time to time about courses, or learning opportunities relevant to you.

I give my consent to SS&L to use my image for educational and publicity purposes. This could be in printed form, on the website, as a photograph, video image, or student card. No personal contact details will be given.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding this declaration, please feel free to contact us.