Free Courses for Adults

Earn less than £25,000 per year?

Aged 19 or over?

You can study for FREE*!

Take advantage of the new funding and #DoMore with your future.

Part-time and full-time courses start September. Click on the tabs below to see the courses available then just click to apply!

Apply here!

 

*Terms and conditions apply. Entry requirements apply for certain courses. Funding for free courses only applies to ESFA funded adult courses, excluding full cost courses and courses eligible for loans.

Access to HE

  • Pre Access to HE

Business & IT

  • Cyber Security ~ Securing Your Systems
  • IT Users (iTQ) Entry Level 3 Award
  • Programming for Parents – Get Up to Scratch!
  • Introduction to Programming with Python
  • Spreadsheet Software Level 1
  • Spreadsheet Software Level 2
  • Word Processing Software Level 1
  • Word Processing Software Level 2

Construction

  • Brickwork Level 2 Diploma Yr 1
  • Construction Skills Level 1 Certificate
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma
  • Electrical Installation 2365 Level 2 Diploma
  • Painting and Decorating Level 1 Diploma
  • Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma
  • Plumbing Level 2 Diploma

Creative Arts

  • Design and Make Jewellery UAL Level 1 Award
  • Fashion Design for Beginners UAL Level 1 Award
  • Interior Design for Beginners UAL Level 1 Award
  • Using Photoshop UAL Level 1 Award
  • Pottery for Beginners UAL Level 1 Award
  • Computer Games Design for Beginners UAL Level 1 Award
  • Social Media Video Production for Beginners UAL Level 1 Award
  • Music Studio Recording for Beginners UAL Level 1 Award
  • Performing Arts Acting and Singing UAL Level 1 Award

Engineering

  • Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 NVQ Diploma evening

Hair & Beauty

  • Beauty Specialist Techniques Level 2 Diploma
  • Barbering Level 2 Certificate

Health, Social Care & Early Years

  • Children and YPW ~ CACHE Childcare Level 2 Certificate
  • Employment into Early Years Level 1 Award
  • Employment into Early Years and Health & Social Care Level 1 Award
  • Counselling Skills Level 2 Certificate
  • Skills for Professions in Health & Social Care Level 2 Certificate

Hospitality & Catering

  • Barista Skills Level 2 Award
  • Professional Bakery Level 2 Diploma
  • Cake Decorating Level 1 Award
  • Food Industry Skills Level 1 Certificate
  • General Patisserie and Confectionary Level 2 Certificate

Teaching & Education

  • Dyslexia Awareness Level 2 Award
  • Playwork Level 2 Award
  • Supporting Your Childs Learning
  • Teaching Assistants Level 2 Certificate
  • Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate

Maths & English

  • ESOL

Science

  • Biology GCSE
  • Chemistry GCSE

Sport

  • Fitness Instructing Level 2 Certificate

 

*Terms and conditions apply. Entry requirements apply for certain courses. Funding for free courses only applies to ESFA funded adult courses, excluding full cost courses and courses eligible for loans.

 

Apply now!

A Levels

  • Access to A Levels ~ GCSE Biology
  • Access to A Levels ~ GCSE Chemistry
  • Access to A Levels ~ GCSE Physics
  • Access to A Levels ~ GCSE Psychology

Animal Care

  • Animal Care Level 2 Award

Business & IT

  • Business Level 1 Diploma
  • Business Level 2 Extended Certificate
  • Computing/IT Level 1 Diploma
  • Computing/IT Level 2 Extended Certificate
  • IT Level 2 Extended Certificate B
  • Networking & Cyber Security Level 2 Technical Diploma
  • Programming Concepts Level 2 Extended Certificate

Creative Arts

  • Art and Design UAL Level 2 Diploma
  • Music Technology UAL Level 2 Diploma
  • Media UAL Level 2 Diploma
  • Games Design UAL Level 2 Diploma
  • Performing Arts UAL Level 2 Diploma

Construction

  • Bricklaying Level 1 Diploma
  • Bricklaying Level 2 Diploma
  • Basic Construction Skills Level 1 Extended Certificate
  • Basic Construction Skills Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 1 Diploma
  • Carpentry and Joinery Level 2 Diploma
  • Electrical Installation 7202 Level 1 Diploma
  • Electrical Installation 2365 Level 2 Diploma
  • Electrical and Plumbing Entry Level 3 Extended Certificate
  • Painting and Decorating Level 1 Diploma
  • Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma
  • Plumbing Level 1 Diploma
  • Plumbing Level 2 Diploma

Engineering

  • Engineering Level 2 Extended Certificate

Hair & Beauty

  • Beauty Specialist Techniques Level 2 Diploma
  • Foundation into Beauty Level 1
  • Nails and Beauty Specialist Level 2 Diploma
  • Hairdressing Techniques Level 2 Diploma
  • Foundation to Hairdressing Level 1 Diploma

Health, Social Care & Early Years

  • Caring for Children ~ CACHE Childcare Level 1 Diploma
  • Childcare CACHE Level 2 Certificate
  • Health, Social Care and Children & Young People Level 1 Diploma
  • Health & Social Care Level 2 Extended Diploma

Hospitality & Catering

  • Professional Bakery Level 2 Diploma
  • Food and Beverage Service L2 Diploma
  • Introduction to Hospitality Industry Level 1 Diploma
  • Professional Cookery NVQ L2 Diploma

Motor Vehicle

  • Motor Vehicle Light Vehicle Service and Repair Level 2 Diploma
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Body Repair Level 2 Diploma
  • Motor Vehicle Level 1 Diploma
  • Motor Vehicle Entry Level 3 Diploma
  • Motor Vehicle Inspection Level 2 Diploma

Public Services

  • Public Services Level 1 Extended Certificate
  • Public Services Level 2 Extended Certificate

Science

  • Applied Science Level 2 Award
  • Applied Science Level 2 Extended Certificate

Sport

  • Activity Leadership NVQ Level 2 Certificate
  • Sport and Active Leisure Level 1 Diploma
  • Sport Level 2 Extended Certificate

Travel & Tourism

  • Travel and Tourism Level 2 Extended Certificate

 

*Terms and conditions apply. Entry requirements apply for certain courses. Funding for free courses only applies to ESFA funded adult courses, excluding full cost courses and courses eligible for loans.

 

Apply now!

What next?

You need to enrol! 

From 10th to 28th September we are open for you to enrol at Paget Road and Wellington Road campuses on:

  • Mondays 10am-4pm
  • Tuesdays 10am-7pm
  • Wednesday 10am-4pm
  • Thursdays 10am-7pm
  • Fridays10am-2pm

Or at our Metro One campus on:

  • Mondays 10am-4pm
  • Tuesdays 10am-7pm
  • Wednesday 10am-4pm
  • Thursdays 10am-4pm
  • Fridays 10am-2pm

Even if you’re not 100% sure what course or level you’re after, come along and speak to our careers team who will be happy to guide you through all the career options available. Alternatively, fill in the form below and we’ll get back you.

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