National Skills Level 3 Adult Offer

Are you over 24? Get a Level 3 qualification fully funded through the National Skills Level 3 Adult Offer.

Additional Funding Support

  • If your household income is less than £30k per annum you could receive support to help with associated learning costs e.g. books, travel, childcare, laptop and wifi

What is the National Skills Level 3 Adult Offer? 

From April 2021, any adult aged 24 and over who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification, will be able to enrol on specific fully-funded courses instead of applying for an Advanced Learner Loan.

This means that you could enrol and complete a course without having to pay anything!

There are still funding options available if you’re interested in doing a level 3 qualification but do not qualify for the offer. You do not need to let finances get in the way. View the full funding support opportunities here.

If you’re 19-23, you could get your first Level 3 qualification fully funded, click here to view more.

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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:

Develop an understanding for areas such the definition of end of life care, common questions and themes in end of life care, the range of possible approaches to end of life care, an understanding of how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs and how to confront issues of death and bereavement.

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Develop an understanding for areas such as mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved; how to support mental well-being through various stages of life; mental ill health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill health and the skills required to work in a mental health service.

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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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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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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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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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.

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 Diploma for Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools at Level 3 is appropriate for members of the school workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils in schools. The Qualification aims to give learners an opportunity to develop a solid understanding of the supporting role in schools and provides a recognised qualification for employees within the sector.

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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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The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring qualification is suitable 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. It is also suitable for learners who want to diversify into coaching and mentoring on a part-time basis.

This qualification covers the core skills, knowledge and understanding needed to support other learners in a coaching and mentoring capacity. Learners must be occupationally competent in the vocational area in which they are providing coaching and mentoring.

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.


How do I apply?

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