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We've partnered with UWE Bristol to deliver a range of FREE Level 3 qualifications at UWE Bristol's easy-to-reach Frenchay Campus.

To be eligible you'll need to be aged 19+ without a Level 3 qualification. The courses start soon - so signup today to secure your place.

Our unique partnership with UWE Bristol brings together Weston College's OFSTED outstanding further education courses with UWE Bristol's Gold standard higher education facilities on the outskirts of Bristol.

We currently have courses available covering a variety of subjects - and as full Level 3 qualifications, they're ideal whether you're looking to retrain, upskill or progress on to university.

Here’s what we can offer:

  • Your course and all associated examination fees, for FREE - providing you're eligible and live in the South West of England.
  • A mixture of classroom based lectures in Bristol and online learning.
  • Support available via your own tutor to help you succeed.
  • All the benefits of studying at Weston College and UWE Bristol - including exclusive student discounts.

Fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus

We have a friendly team ready to guide you through the application process - start your journey by selecting a course below.

These courses have limited spaces available - and all start in the next few weeks, so don't delay!

Free Level 3 courses in Bristol


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Getting to and from UWE Bristol campus

By bus

It's easy to get around the city by bus and Metrobus. Bristol Bus Station offers cross-country services and Frenchay Campus has its own Megabus and National Express stop. Take a look at Travelwest and First Bus for details

By bike

Named the UKs first cycling city, Bristol is built for cyclists.

UWE Bristol has benefited enormously from the recent investment in largely traffic free cycle routes that criss-cross the city. Take a look here: Frenchay Campus cycle routes on Google Maps.

View a map of Frenchay Campus that has locations of:

  • Cycle parks and bike hubs
  • Shower
  • Lockers and changing rooms
  • Repair kits
  • Bike pumps and tool stations

By train

The nearest train station to UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus is Bristol Parkway. See the National Rail website for further information.

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