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The Dorset Training Academy at Weymouth College was created specifically to continue the partnership between business and education into the workforce at all levels – enhancing and providing the knowledge and skills that Dorset’s workforce needs to continue to contribute to the economic growth and productivity of the businesses within our region.

Professional Courses

We can offer a wide range of professional training solutions specifically for businesses, from short courses to industry-recognised qualifications. Our trainers will offer your staff valuable insight and expert knowledge to increase the impact of all of our training courses.

Browse our full range of Professional Courses at the bottom of this page, or view our latest Course Brochure.

Free Online Courses

Delivered through the Dorset Training Academy and awarded by NCFE/CACHE our range of courses provide a flexible learning approach.

All courses are available to study online, with our staff and assessors on hand to support you throughout your qualification. Each course varies in duration between 8 and 12 weeks of study.

Click here for our latest free, online courses


Launched in 2022, Multiply offers adults access to FREE numeracy courses with the opportunity to build confidence using numbers in daily life, home, and work and gain formal numeracy qualifications.

Our courses will help you understand and improve household finances, help your children with homework, make more sense of the stats and facts in the media, or improve numeracy skills specific to your line of work.

Click here for more information on our Multiply courses

Skills Bootcamps for Employers

Skills Bootcamps are flexible training courses for adults aged 19 and over and are part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee and Plan for Jobs.

They have been developed in partnership with employers, colleges and local authorities to create flexible and bespoke training courses that last up to 16 weeks.

Find out more about our Skills Bootcamps for Employers here.

Fully-Funded Green Skills Courses

Weymouth College is proud to offer a selection of fully-funded Green Skills courses. Including Solar PV Installation, Electric Vehicle Charging Installation and Heat Pump Installation & Maintenance, these fully-funded courses will help both individuals and professionals up-skill and prepare for a more eco-friendly world.

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Functional Skills & Job Club

The courses offered through Weymouth College’s Town Centre Campus will enable you to improve your skills and/or gain a nationally-recognised qualification at a level that is suitable for you from Entry Level to Level 2.

The courses are free for over 18s who would like to update their skills and/or gain qualifications. They are suitable for people who may not have been in learning since school and want to update their skills. There are courses at all levels of ability and they are delivered in a relaxed, informal style!

Click here for more information on Functional Skills & Job Club

Leisure Courses

If you enjoy learning new skills and finding new hobbies – from carpentry to creative writing and philosophy top photography – take a look at Weymouth College’s range of leisure and evening courses.

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Course fees information

Payment of all course fees should be made in advance of course dates. For more information on the cancellation and refund policy please click here.

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