Free Level 3 Qualifications for Adults
As part of the Government's Lifetime Skills Guarantee initiative, East Durham College is delighted that it can provide learners aged 19+ with access to their first full Level 3 qualification for FREE on daytime courses starting this September 2021.
The list below provides details of all the level 3 qualifications that are free, at East Durham College, if you are aged 19 or over and do not already have a level 3 qualification. A full level 3 qualification is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or 2 A levels.
If you’re 19 to 23 years old you can also access additional qualifications for free. If you’re in this age group, contact our Student Services team for further information.
Agriculture and Land & Wildlife
Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Land and Wildlife Management (1080)
Building & Construction
Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying (Construction)
Level 3 Diploma in Site Carpentry (Construction)
Level 3 Diploma In Plumbing Foundation (From 2022 only)
Childcare & Early Years
CACHE Technical Level 3 Diploma in Early Years Education and Care (Early Years Educator)
Level 3 Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma in IT
Health & Social Care
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care
CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level 3 Extended Diploma for Entry to the Uniformed Services (OG)
Transportation Operations & Maintenance
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