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Finance Options

We understand that everyone’s personal circumstances are different so we offer a variety of flexible, easy finance options.

Spread the cost of your course over up to 12 months

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A guide & steps to follow on how to pay with each finance option....

Event Academy Payment Plans

Event Academy Payment Plans are our own payment plans that we offer to students directly that allows you to spread the cost of the course.

 

Could I get a payment plan with Event Academy?

Yes, anyone can have a payment plan with Event Academy, you do not require a credit check.

There is no application process, you simply choose this option when you check out and our team will manage the payments with you.

 

Are the payment plans set or flexible?

They are set as they are managed by our Student Services team. Each plan has a number of instalments that match the course length so we can manage taking the payments while you are studying with us.

e.g. The Online Postgraduate course length is 12 months with 12 monthly instalments

or The Diploma Part Time course length is 3 months with 3 monthly instalments.

 

Which courses are the Event Academy Payment Plans available on?

Degree Alternative

Postgraduate

Online Postgraduate

Diploma Part Time

Online Diploma

Online Foundation

Please note, we only offer Event Academy Payment Plans for courses that are over 1 month in length (see list above).

Each plan is set for the course and begins with a deposit payment to secure your place.

The deposit is 20% of the total course fee.

 

Do you charge interest on the Event Academy Payment Plan?

No, all our payment plans are 0% interest – there are no hidden costs.

 

How do I buy a course using Event Academy Payment Plan?

  • Go to the course page you want to join and click ‘Enrol Now’.
  • Choose a course start date and select the payment option ‘Event Academy Payment Plan’.
  • Tick box to confirm you agree with Terms & Conditions
  • Click ‘Pay & Secure Your Place’.
  • Your shopping cart will load with the course you have chosen in the box on the right-hand side of the screen. On the left you have two options to choose from: ‘Credit Card’ or ‘Duologi Flexible Finance’, choose ‘Credit Card’
  • Fill in your details to make the payment for your deposit.
  • Click Review Order – check all the details are correct on your order (don’t worry you haven’t paid yet).
  • Click Complete Order

CONGRATULATIONS! You have enrolled on the course!

 

What happens next?

You will receive an email from our us with a link to create your account on our online learning hub and an invoice confirming your deposit payment.

 

When do I make the next payment?

The first instalment of your Event Academy Payment Plan will need to be paid before your course starts, so you will not make any further payments until that date. Each payment is due at the same time every month after the start date.

*NEW* Duologi Flexible Finance

Duologi Flexible Finance is a finance company that helps you spread the cost of your course.  Duologi is completely independent of The Event Academy.

Download our complete guide here.

Could I get a loan with Duologi?

You can apply to Duologi for Flexible Finance if you are…

  • Over 18 years & under 75 years old on the application date
  • Live in the UK with minimum 3-years of UK address history
  • Have a UK bank account that accepts direct debits.
  • Have your credit or debit card registered to your home address
  • Working minimum 16 hours per week with minimum annual income of £10,000 OR you are self employed OR you are not working through disability

Unfortunately you cannot use this option if you do not meet the criteria above OR…

  • You are unemployed
  • You are a Non-UK resident
  • You have had or have any defaults or missed payments on existing credit agreements either currently or in the last 3 years.

To get the finance, you will fill in a form during the checkout process and your credit history will be checked.

We understand that some of our students are just starting out in their careers and so if for any reason you do NOT meet these criteria you may be able to ask someone else to pay on your behalf or choose an alternative payment method.

 

Are Duologi Finance set or flexible?

They are flexible. You can choose what deposit you want to pay (minimum 20% of the course fee) and you can choose what length of time you want to spread the payments over (6, 9 or 12 months).

 

Which courses are Duologi Flexible Finance available on?

Postgraduate

Diploma Part Time

Diploma Intensive

Online Diploma

Foundation Certificate

Online Foundation

Duologi Flexible Finance is available on courses that are more than £150 and less than a year long.

The courses that are NOT available for Duologi Flexible Finance are Masterclasses, Degree Alternative & Online Postgraduate however we do have other finance options available. Please speak to our team to discuss options.

 

Does Duologi charge interest on their Flexible Finance?

No, Duologi Flexible Finance offer 0% interest so there are no hidden costs.

 

How do I buy a course using Duologi Flexible Finance?

  • Go to the course page you want to join and click Enrol Now
  • Choose a course start date and select the payment option ‘Duologi Flexible Finance’
  • Tick box to confirm you agree with Terms & Conditions
  • Click Pay & Secure Your Place.
  • The course you have chosen will appear in the box on the right-hand side of the screen. On the left you have two options to choose from: “Credit Card” or “Duologi Flexible Finance”, choose  “Duologi Flexible Finance”
  • Click Review Order – check all the details are correct on your order (don’t worry you haven’t applied yet).
  • Click Complete Order

You will see a confirmation page and will be automatically transferred to start your application for Duologi Flexible Finance.

  • Select how many months you wish to pay for the course over – either 6 months, 9 months or 12 months.
  • Select how much deposit you’d like to pay (minimum 20%).

(The box will automatically calculate your repayments so you can see)

  • Click Apply For Finance – you will now need to answer 7 questions.
  • Complete the questions
  • Double check your answers as any errors will affect your application
  • Tick the disclaimer box if you are happy to proceed.
  • Click Complete Purchase

CONGRATULATIONS! You have applied.

 

What happens next?

You will most likely get an immediate answer, yes or no.

If Duologi says yes, then you just need to digitally sign your credit agreement with them and pay your deposit. CONGRATULATIONS! You have enrolled on the course! 

Once confirmed by Duologi, you will receive an email from us with a link to create your account on our online learning hub and an invoice confirming your deposit payment.

If Duologi says no and turns down your application, they will not explain why and recommend that you obtain a copy of your credit report so you can see the potential reasons.  However, if you feel that there has been a mistake made, you can contact Duologi via email at support@duologi.com or call them on 0345 5211 881.

If you are turned down, we suggest speaking to our Student Services team as we will be able to help you with alternative payment options.

In a few cases, your application may need more information. If that’s the case you will receive an email within 24 hours telling you what else they need to make a decision. 

 

When do I make payments?

Your deposit is paid when you sign your agreement with Duologi.

The first instalment of your Duologi Flexible Finance loan will be paid one month after your course starts, so you will not make any further payments until that date.

Each subsequent payment is due at the same time every month after the start date.

 

Who are Duologi?

Duologi is the trading name of Specialist Lending Ltd, which is a limited company registered in the UK under number 10664999 at the registered address 10 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DH, United Kingdom. They are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. For more information please go to https://duologi.com/. Duologi Contact 0345 521 1881, email: customers@duologi.com

Deposit & Balance

Deposit And Balance is one of our own payment plans that we offer to students directly that allows you to secure your place immediately for a smaller payment and meet the rest of the cost of the course later.

You will then do one final payment which will be the rest of the course cost.

You will be sent an invoice to make the payment and you must make the payment two weeks before the start of the course.

 

Could I pay with deposit & balance?

Yes, anyone can pay with a deposit and balance, you do not require a credit check.

There is no application process, you simply choose this option when you check out and our team will manage the payments with you.

 

Is deposit & balance set or flexible?

They are set as they are managed by our Student Services team.

You will also have a set amount to pay and a set deposit amount that can’t be adjusted.

The deposit is 20% of the total course cost.

 

Which courses are Deposit & Balance available on? 

All courses except Masterclasses.

 

Do you charge interest on Deposit & Balance?

No, all our deposit & balance payments are 0% interest – they are no hidden costs.

 

How do I buy a course using Deposit & Balance?

  • Go to the course page you want to join and click ‘Enrol Now’.
  • Choose a course start date and select the payment option ‘Deposit & Balance’.
  • Tick box to confirm you agree with Terms & Conditions
  • Click ‘Pay & Secure Your Place’.
  • Your shopping cart will load with the course you have chosen in the box of the right-hand side of the screen. On the left you have two options to choose from: ‘Credit Card’ or ‘Duologi Flexible Finance’, choose ‘Credit Card’
  • Fill in your details to make the payment for your deposit.
  • Click Review Order – check all the details are correct on your order (don’t worry you haven’t paid yet).
  • Click Complete Order

CONGRATULATIONS! You have enrolled on the course!

 

What happens next?

You will receive an email from our us with a link to create your account on our online learning hub and an invoice confirming your deposit payment.

 

When do I make the next payment?

You will only make one more payment, the cost of your course minus the deposit (the balance) two weeks before your course start date.

 

Full Payment

Full payment is paying for the cost of your course in one payment.

You will then do one final payment which will be the rest of the course cost.

You will be sent an invoice to make the payment and you must make the payment two weeks before the start of the course.

 

Could I pay full payment?

Yes, anyone can pay full payment you do not require a credit check.

There is no application process, you simply choose this option when you check out and our team will manage the payments with you.

 

Is full payment flexible?

No.

 

Which courses is Full Payment available on? 

All courses.

 

Do you charge interest on Deposit & Balance?

No – they are no hidden costs.

 

How do I buy a course using Full Payment?

  • Go to the course page you want to join and click ‘Enrol Now’.
  • Choose a course start date and select the payment option ‘Full Payment’.
  • Tick box to confirm you agree with Terms & Conditions
  • Click ‘Pay & Secure Your Place’.
  • Your shopping cart will load with the course you have chosen in the box of the right-hand side of the screen. On the left you have two options to choose from: ‘Credit Card’ or ‘Duologi Flexible Finance’, choose ‘Credit Card’
  • Fill in your details to make the payment for your course.
  • Click Review Order – check all the details are correct on your order (don’t worry you haven’t paid yet).
  • Click Complete Order

CONGRATULATIONS! You have enrolled on the course!

 

What happens next?

You will receive an email from our us with a link to create your account on our online learning hub and an invoice confirming your payment.

 

When do I make the next payment?

There are no further payments.

 

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