You'll need to plan ahead to meet the costs of travel, accommodation and other factors associated with time away from home.

If you're not able to take leave or study leave from your paid employment to attend intensive schools, plan ahead for the loss of income that may be involved.

Will you need to make any special arrangements, such as additional childcare, at home?

If your intensive school has hands-on activities and/or lab work you may have to purchase additional equipment or clothing.

Help with costs