Funded Level 3 courses

We’re thrilled to confirm that you can now gain a coveted Level 3 qualification for free at Hopwood Hall College and University Centre.

This nationally accredited qualification is highly valued by employers and could be just what you need to break into a new career and boost your earning potential. So whether you’re looking to gain new skills in the same field or retrain for an entirely different sector, it all starts with a Level 3!

Any eligible adult who has not previously achieved a first or second* full Level 3 qualification can access our range of FREE courses funded by the Greater Manchester and National Skills Funds.

This comes at a time when the economy is beginning to recover from the pandemic and job opportunities are starting to boom in the region.

With your Level 3 qualification you can expect to gain new skills, open new doors and even make new friends along the way!

Greater Manchester Skills Fund

The Greater Manchester Skills Fund supports thousands of local residents every year to develop the skills they need for life and work, while also ensuring that employers and businesses can access the skilled workforce they need for Greater Manchester’s economy to grow and thrive. To be eligible for Greater Manchester Skills Fund courses, you must be aged 19 or over and be applying for your first OR second Level 3 qualification.

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The National Skills Fund

The National Skills Fund has been launched to support adults to train and gain the valuable skills they need to improve their job prospects, and supports the immediate economic recovery by boosting the supply of skills that employers require.

The National Skills Fund is available to anyone aged 24 or over, and who is applying for their first Level 3 qualification.

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Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road, Middleton
Manchester, M24 6XH
0161 643 7560
Rochdale Campus
St. Mary’s Gate
Rochdale, OL12 6RY
01706 345 346