Free Courses for Jobs

Get a Level 3 qualification fully funded through the Free Courses for Jobs Offer.

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To find out how you could get support with the funding of your course, please visit our Funding Support page.


What is the Free Courses for Jobs Offer? 

Adults in England have the chance to access their first level 3 qualification for free.

This offer is also available to adults in England who earn less than the National Living Wage annually (£20,319) or who are unemployed. This is regardless of their prior qualification level.

All 19 to 23 year olds can access courses for free through their legal entitlement to a first full level 3 qualification.

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What courses can I do?

There are a range of level 3 courses that eligible and new courses are added regularly.

Current opportunities include:

On this course you’ll master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, costs and revenues and professional ethics, making it perfect for anyone interested in a career in bookkeeping, or who wants to go on to become a fully-qualified accountant.

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Develop an understanding for areas such as the types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis; person-centred approaches in dementia care; the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support and the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.

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This course is live online in weekly sessions in a virtual classroom with tutor Helen. This course leads to CPCAB Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies. You must hold CPCAB Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills, have good written English skills and attend pre-course assessment before enrolling. Learning includes understanding the counselling relationship, empathic understanding, self-awareness in counselling practice, theories of counselling and mental health.

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This qualification meets the needs of learners who work with children in a wide range of settings, for example in the roles of:

  • Early Years Educator
  • Child-minder
  • Nursery Nurse

Learners will learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and career progression in the Early Years sector. The learner must be working in an Early Years Setting supporting the children with their learning and development.

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The need for adult social care continues to rise at a time when the system supporting that care is rapidly and significantly changing. With around 1.5 million people working in adult social care in England, care workers need up-to-date support and guidance in order to provide adequate person-centred care. This course allows candidates to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for employment and/or career progression in Adult Care within a role which has some autonomy, delegated responsibility or where there may be a need for supervision of others.

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This qualification is ideal if you are have management responsibilities but no formal training, and are serious about developing your abilities. It’s particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move up to the next level of management, and managers who need to lead people through organisational change, budget cuts or other pressures.

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Develop an understanding for areas such as how to adopt a positive approach to supporting individuals with autism, the current legislative framework relating to individuals with autism and how different theories have developed over time, how to support and manage transitions for individuals with autism, the range of therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occurring.

Conditions, how to support communication and social interaction for individuals with autism, how to develop an understanding of how individuals with autism may be vulnerable and the support worker’s role and responsibilities relating to safeguarding according to legislative requirements.

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Develop an understanding for areas such as the types, causes, signs and symptoms of diabetes, anatomy and physiology, the impact of diabetes on individuals, others and society, the treatment and management of diabetes and common complications of diabetes.

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This advanced course provides a flexible learning opportunity to update, increase or refresh your knowledge of the software within Microsoft Office. Start with the basics or jump straight into the advanced skills within Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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This course is designed for people who are teaching, coaching or training and/or who need to be able to coach and mentor individuals in a range of settings including on-the-job or in a training company, FE College, Adult Learning Service or a company’s internal training department.

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How do I apply?

To receive more information about this offer, complete an enquiry form below and one of our team will contact you.