Lifetime Skills Guarantee – FREE Level 3 qualifications
From April 2021 – as part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee Initiative – if you are aged 19 or over and do not already have a full Level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate/diploma or A level) you can now access a FREE Level 3 qualification.
The list of courses available under the initiative has been designed to help you:
- gain qualifications that are needed and valued by employers
- improve your job prospects
- progress in work
- earn a good wage
At Weymouth College we currently have a variety of qualifying courses available as part of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee initiative in areas including accounting, construction and the built environment, carpentry, bricklaying, engineering, electrical installation, early years and public services together with a range of maths and science-based AS Levels.
What courses are available under the Lifetime Skills initiative?
You can access one of these free Level 3 courses if you are aged 19 or over and want to achieve your first level 3 qualification.
AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Construction and the Built Environment
Childcare and Education (Early Years Educator)
Assessing Vocational Achievement
Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
Advanced Subsidiary GCEs
Some courses may have admission criteria – for example, you may need to have studied a particular subject before at a lower level – details can be found on the individual course pages. Course places are limited.
Level 3 NVQ Diplomas in Trowel Occupations and Wood Occupations may also be available to study under the initiative – depending upon employer and role criteria being met – please contact us for further details.
How do I apply for a course under the Lifetime Skills initiative?
You can make a course application now online.
Simply visit the course page you are interested in and click Apply now.
Remember, some courses may have admission criteria – for example, you may need to have studied a particular subject before at a lower level – details can be found on the individual course pages. Course places are limited.
If you have any questions about the available courses, the Lifetime Skills Guarantee funding, admission criteria (if relevant) and start dates simply contact us today on 01305 761100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org