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Real Skills for Real Careers

With hundreds of thousands of job cuts and just months to go until the furlough scheme ends, now’s the time to boost your employability with a career-focused course from B&FC. Our technical and professional courses will allow you to enhance your current skill set, or re-train for a new career entirely.

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Find out about our great financial support here or contact our course enquiries team on 01253 504343


  Designed to fit around you

We also offer a safe, supportive learning environment and – with onsite/online attendance as little as 1 or 2 days a week – plenty of time for other commitments.

How to Apply

  • 1. Click on the course you want to apply to
  • 2. Hit the Apply button to complete a short form
  • 3. Wait for B&FC Admissions to get in touch.

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Free Courses

If you're 24 and over and yet to gain a Level 3 qualification, choose from one of these 10 FREE courses starting April 2021:


19 and over and yet to gain a Level 3 qualification? These courses starting April 2021 are available FREE:



Retrain for a rewarding career in health, care or early years with our FREE career builder bootcamps:

Health and social care 
career builder bootcamp


Chloe Anne

The BTEC Level 3 Public Services course gives you a fantastic introduction to the British Army, and the ambulance, fire and police services. It's all assignment-based, so perfect if you're not a fan of exams. We got to go on a lot of trips, including a residential on an army base where we did lots of training.

I'm so glad I chose B&FC. The teachers are really supportive and on the Public Services course you'll make friends for life.

Public Services is a brilliant course that gets you ready for a really well paid job. If you like helping people and want the challenge of no two days being the same, then this course will get you on the way to a fulfilling, exciting, and inspiring career.

Chloe-Anne Cottam, who's now on a Professional Policing degree course.



Career Courses


Kick start your career with one of our no upfront fee courses below or, if you're ready to commit to a specific career and develop on-the-job skills, take a look at our apprenticeships.

Courses starting now

Access to Higher Education
CourseCourse Code
Health and Social Science (Pre Access) - Level 2SD1FE08
CourseCourse Code
Business Administration (Steps to Employment) - Level 2TM1FE016
Learning Support
CourseCourse Code
Support Work in Schools - Level 2SC1FE339
Public Services
CourseCourse Code
Public Services - Level 3TS1FE152
Sport, Leisure and Recreation
CourseCourse Code
Sports Massage Therapy - Level 3TS1FE138
Travel and Tourism
CourseCourse Code
Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management - Fast Track to DegreeTT1FE367