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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.
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!
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Available UWE Bristol courses
Assessing Vocational Achievement (Hair, Beauty, Barbering and Early Years sectors only), Certificate
Getting to and from UWE Bristol campuses
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
- Lockers and changing rooms
- Repair kits
- Bike pumps and tool stations
Frequently Asked Questions
Are these courses FREE for everyone?
These courses are FREE for anyone aged 19+ who do not have a Level 3 qualification (A-Level equivalent), and currently lives in the South West.
Why are these courses FREE?
In September 2020, the Prime Minister announced that as part of the Lifetime Skills Guarantee £95 million of funding would be made available through the National Skills Fund from April 2021.
Am I eligible for a FREE course?
If you are unsure if you are eligible, please use the live chat, or contact us below.
Where is the UWE Bristol Campus?
University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY.