Free Courses

Level 3 qualifications – at no cost to the learner or employer

We are eager to see our employees reach their full potential through building their capabilities and skills and getting the endorsement and evidence to support their career development.

These FREE level 3 qualifications are a fantastic means for employees to gain more skills that will be valued for their career development and would equally support the earning of higher wages. A wide range of opportunities are available through our local Collages to upskill and no cost to the employee or employer. To qualify employees should simply not already have a Level 3 qualification.  However, anyone earning no more than the Living Wage as your take home pay would also qualify – so of particular interest to part time workers (Living Wage is £19,305 as of April 2023)

For all our staff who don’t already have a Level 3 qualification (A’Level equivalent) we would like to offer you the opportunity to sign up to a FREE course through one of our local colleges.  You must be 19 years old or older and either not already have a Level 3 qualification, or not earn more than the Real Living Wage.

Brochure

Listed below are a range of courses currently being offered by our local colleges across the Bradford District.  More courses will be added very soon.

Courses to follow soon

Level 3 AAT Diploma (Association of Accounting Technicians) – Throughout the course, you will learn and master complex accounting tasks

20 November 2023

Courses to follow soon

Level 3 Diploma Business (Part time) – This Business in Diploma course will build your knowledge in the foundations of Business

28 November 2023

Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Business – Anyone wishing to go into the Business or Administration employment areas, or to Higher Education on those fields

1 November 2023

Courses to follow soon

Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management Reference – Ideal for individuals who have management responsibilities but no formal training

23 November 2023

Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma in Leadership and Management – Provides individuals with the opportunity to gain a formal management qualification

22 November 2023

Level 3 Sports Massage – Will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to be able to provide sports massage therapy to a range of clients

28 November 2023

Level 3 Counselling skills – Provides an in-depth understanding of counselling skills’ practical use in various sectors

22 November 2023

Level 3 Adult Care Diploma – You will develop the skills and knowledge required to work in various Health & Social Care settings

22 November 2023

Level 3 Principles of end of life care – Gives you the knowledge and understanding needed to care for patients approaching the end of their lives

22 November 2023

Level 3 Understanding Autism – Develop a deeper understanding of the unique challenges faced and equip you with the skills to address their specific needs

22 November 2023

Level 3 Understanding mental health – Learners will gain knowledge of the skills required to work in mental health services

22 November 2023

Leading Care for Adults – for experienced care workers, this course covers important topics like safeguarding & protection, communication, duty of care, personal development, equality, and inclusion

22 November 2023

Level 3 Technical Certificate in Health and Social Care – You will develop skills to care for others and the responsibilities of working as a professional in a caring environment

20 November 2023

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care – It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector

20 November 2023

Level 3 Principals of Dementia Care – Enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia

20 November 2023

Level 3 Mental Health course – Designed to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of mental health and mental wellbeing

20 November 2023

Level 3 Autism course – The course is aimed at those working/wanting to gain knowledge and understanding of autism

20 November 2023

Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Skills – An opportunity to develop your counselling skills and your knowledge of various theoretical approaches

1 November 2023

Certificate in understanding the principles of dementia care – enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia.

21 August 2023

Courses to follow soon

Level 2 Applied Science – Take the first steps towards a career in a wide range of sectors such as industrial, medical, or forensic science

29 November 2023

Level 3 Engineering (Part time) – This qualification will prepare you for a role in manufacturing engineering

28 November 2023

Level 3 Electrical (Part time) – This course gives you a high level of knowledge and occupational skills in the electrical industry

28 November 2023

Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Principles – for learners with a great deal of technical skills and knowledge and looking to gain more responsibility by supervising others

28 November 2023

Level 3 Plumbing (Part time) – This course gives you a high level of knowledge and occupational skills in the plumbing industry

28 November 2023

Level 3 Horticulture – Designed to help you identify, maintain, and care for plants and other vital knowledge and skills

22 November 2023

Level 3 Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Technical Knowledge) – Develop a range of positive attitudes and professional attributes that support successful performance in manufacturing engineering

20 November 2023

Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry – Suitable for those already working in the construction industry or wishing to enter it, having completed a suitable Level 2 programme

20 November 2023

Level 3 Diploma for Entry into the Uniformed Services (top up) – This course is designed to give you an all-round experience of the public services sector

30 October 2023

Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry – This course is suitable for those already working in the construction industry or wishing to enter it, having completed a suitable Level 2 programme

30 October 2023

Level 3 Suporting Teaching & Learning – Designed to provide you with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments

28 November 2023

Level 3 Early Years – Enables you to work with children from birth to 5 years and gain knowledge of children aged 5 to 7 years

28 November 2023

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Reference – Aimed at learners working in support roles within schools and colleges

23 November 2023

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner – For those wishing to work with children aged 0-5 years, including reception class, and extends the working knowledge to 7 years of age

22 November 2023

Level 3 Technical Diploma in Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator) – Work in a supervised role as an assistant in a pre-school, children’s centre, day nursery, school setting

1 November 2023

Level 2 in Digital – Route to the Level 3 National Certificate in IT – Develop skills in key IT areas Networks/Web Design/Advanced skills in Spreadsheets and Database

28 November 2023

Level 3 National Certificate in IT – Will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge in database management, social media management for business and more

28 November 2023

Level 3 Software Development – Understand the principles of project management, plan and monitor an IT project using project management software

22 November 2023

Level 3 Networking and Cyber Security – Covers a variety of topics, including project management, access control, data communications, ethical hacking, network management, network threats and vulnerabilities, and networking

22 November 2023

Level 3 Information Technology National Extended Certificate – Designed for learners interested in an introduction to the study of creating IT systems to manage and share information

1 November 2023

Level 3 UAL Fashion Studio Assistant – Designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to work within the fashion industry

28 November 2023

Level 3 Professional Cookery (Part time) – The Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Professional Cookery is ideal if you aspire to a career as a chef in a professional kitchen

28 November 2023