Lifetime Skills Guarantee
Harlow College is launching a range of FREE courses to eligible adults aged 19 and over who are looking to achieve their first full Level 3 qualification. A Level 3 qualification is equivalent to either an advanced technical certificate, diploma or 2 full A Levels.
The Level 3 adult offer is part of the government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee, a new initiative designed to help adults to train and gain the valuable skills they need to improve their job and career prospects, effectively future proofing their careers.
How old do I need to be?
To apply for the courses you need to be aged 19+
To receive full funding you need to be aged 24 and over, and have not achieved a full Level 3 qualification or equivalent.
If you are 19-23 you will continue to be eligible to study for your first full Level 3 or Level 2 qualification for free through the adult education budget as long as you meet the eligibility criteria.
How do I know if I already have a Level 3 Qualification?
A Level 3 qualification is equivalent to either an advanced technical certificate, diploma or 2 full A levels. If you’re not sure, please speak with our friendly Admissions Team.
How much do the courses cost?
The courses are completely free and paid for by the new National Skills Fund if you meet the eligibility criteria.