Lifetime Skills Guarantee

6 April 2021 

The government launched a new guidance page on 1 Apirl 2021 which features information on Level 3 courses for jobs and Skills Bootcamps. These are free courses for adults aged 24 and over who do not have a first Level 3 qualification and who are eligible for funding, such as those on Universal Credit.
 
Those aged 19 and over can also access free courses if they do not have a first Level 3 through the legal entitlement to Level 3 qualifications. 
 
Adults can choose from almost 400 free courses to gain new skills that will help them access opportunities and possibly get a better job. Further information on this offer is available on the National Skills Fund web page.
 
Whilst the list of courses does not include all sectors of employment, adults wishing to gain a Level 3 qualification in one of the 18 sectors that are included, may find they are eligible.
 
ASCL would like to see this offer extended to many more adults.
 

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