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Bradford College

Free Courses for Jobs

Free Courses for Adults

Free Courses for Jobs

If you’re aged 19 and over and looking to gain in-demand skills and knowledge designed to secure you your ideal career, you can study for free at Bradford College.

We offer free courses for adults under the Free Courses for Jobs (previously the Lifetime Skills Guarantee Scheme). These qualifications are for adults who have:

  • aged 19 or over and do not already hold a Level 3 qualification
  • already hold a Level 3 qualification or higher but earn below the National Living Wage annually
  • already hold a Level 3 qualification or higher but are unemployed

Qualifications range from Engineering to Health and Social Care – so no matter where your interest lies, we have something for you.

Take your opportunity to boost your career to another level and apply to study with us!

For more information, please visit the Gov website.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re aged 19 or over and qualify for one of the below conditions:

  • aged 19 or over and do not already hold a Level 3 qualification
  • already hold a Level 3 qualification or higher but earn below the National Living Wage annually
  • already hold a Level 3 qualification or higher but are unemployed

Our courses cover subject areas such as Applied Science, Catering, Childcare, Computing, Early Years, Engineering, Health, and Social Care, IT, Sports, Uniformed Services, Vehicle Maintenance, and Youth Work.

If you’re interested in studying a Free Courses for Jobs course with us, contact our Admissions team at [email protected] to confirm the course you are interested in and to check the admissions criteria for that course. Once accepted on the course, you will not have to pay a fee.

Our Courses

Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery

Catering & Hospitality Adult School Leavers

Advanced Diploma in Professional Cookery


Study LevelLevel 3
Duration1 year
Start DateSeptember 2024
Sports Massage Therapy

Sports & Fitness Adult

Sports Massage Therapy


Study LevelLevel 3
Duration1 year
Start DateSeptember 2024
Diploma Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

Early Years & Childcare Adult

Diploma Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)


Study LevelLevel 3
Duration15 months
Start DateSeptember 2024

Want to talk about your options?

If you aren’t sure whether you qualify and would like to talk to one of our experts, ask a question and we will be happy to help you find your perfect route.