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FREE Courses for Jobs

If you're aged 19 and over, unemployed or learning a low wage, you could be eligible to enrol on a fully-funded course at B&FC, free of charge!

Free Level 3 Adult Courses

Here at B&FC, we offer a wide range of Free Adult Courses for Jobs. This is part of a government-funded scheme intended to train adults, provide valuable skills and experience, to improve their prospects and help them kickstart a career in their desired subject.

If you are unemployed or earning less than an annual salary of £20,319, even if you already have a Level 3 qualification, you could be eligible to enrol on one of our fully-funded Adult Courses, at no cost to you.

For more information about the scheme and whether you're eligible, read about Free Courses for Jobs (FCFJ) - GOV.UK.

Flexible courses to suit you

With onsite attendance from as little as 1 or 2 days a week, our courses will leave you plenty of time for family and other commitments.

A range of courses, supporting adults to gain valuable skills and boost their career prospects

We offer the following fully-funded courses  Click on the course that best suits you for more information about the course and how to apply.


Business and Enterprise

Business Management Principles - Fast Track to Degree


Computing and Digital Technologies

IT Systems and Principles for IT Professionals - Fast Track to Degree


Health and Medical Professions

Counselling Skills - Level 3

Mental Health and Resilience - Fast Track to Degree


Hospitality, Culinary Skills and Events Management

Hospitality Management - Fast Track to Degree



Deck Shipping and Maritime Operations - Level 3

Engineering Shipping and Maritime Operations - Level 3

Deck Shipping and Maritime Operations - Level 3

Engineering Shipping and Maritime Operaitons - Level 3



Applied Science - Fast Track to Degree


Public Services

Entry to the Uniformed Services - Fast Track to Degree

Policing - Fast Track to Degree


Teaching and Learning Support

Teaching and Learning Support - Fast Track to Degree


Get in touch

Help us to help you. If you are unsure about what course is right for you, or your eligibility for funding, please reach out to one of our friendly advisers who will be more than happy to help guide you through the process.

Call: 01253 504343

Real skills for real careers

Our courses are designed with over 1,800 employers and taught by industry specialist tutors in cutting-edge facilities. They deliver essential skills to prepare you for the next step in your career. 

Why B&FC

  • Top 7%

    of further education colleges in England

  • 91%

    of learners believe that their course has had a positive impact on their current work approach, future career plans, or other areas of their life.

  • 99%

    of learners felt committed to their course from the moment they enrolled.