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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.

AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting

This AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) advanced level course is a mid-level accounting qualification, ideal for anyone who is looking to advance their existing knowledge of accounting. 

This flexible course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom. 

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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Throughout the year
  • Start Date:

    1 June 2021 – Course induction date: 25 May

CMI Leadership and Management Level 3

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop and enhance your management skills. Through studying and applying theoretical frameworks around the field of management you will apply your learning in a practical approach, allowing you to become more competent and confident as a manager.

The course is delivered in partnership with Mindful Education, and combines online learning with face-to-face lessons in the classroom.

Early Years Educator Level 3

This course will enable you to gain a foundational knowledge of childcare in the classroom. Working alongside others from a variety of early year settings learning about the value of play, child development, partnership with parents and building relationships with children. Opportunities to network with others and share good practice of your workplace and take part in college activities developing skills in ICT, English & Maths.

IT User Skills Level 3

This course provides you with the competence, skills and knowledge to work effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communications and productivity tools and applications in a range of job roles and industry sectors.

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