From April this year, any adult aged 24 and over who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification, will be able to access almost 400 fully funded courses.

Courses, are from a broad range of awarding bodies and will be delivered over a variety of durations to ensure adults that need new and updated skills to boost their careers can access alongside other commitments. The courses range across many sectors including:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Agriculture
  • Building and Construction
  • Business Management
  • Child Development
  • Engineering
  • Health and Social Care
  • Horticulture and Forestry
  • ICT
  • Manufacturing  Technologies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing
  • Public Services
  • Science
  • Teaching and lecturing
  • Transportation operations and maintenance
  • Warehousing and distribution

This offer is part of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee announced by the Prime Minister in September 2020.

“Designed to help our country build back better after the pandemic, the qualifications in this offer have been carefully chosen to help adults improve their career prospects and meet the needs of the economy. They will be reviewed regularly so the courses offered can be updated as the economy changes.”

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