In order to apply for this visa to you must be 16 or over. Any applicant aged 16 or 17 must prove that they have their parent’s consent in order to be eligible.
Other important requirements are to be able to speak, read. write and understand English and have been offered a place on a course by a licensed student sponsor. A CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) number substituting the Acceptance Letter must be sent to you by the educational institution. You must apply for this visa within 6 months of receiving the CAS number. You also must have enough money to support yourself and pay not only for your education but also to cover travel, accommodation and other possible expenses.