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Adult Skills

Want to boost your job prospects?

Looking to achieve your first Level 3 qualification?

If you’re aged 19+, living in the Tees Valley, and have not yet achieved a full level 3 qualification, you can access free training under the Adult Education Budget and the National Skills Fund to help you get the skills you need to boost your career.

Qualifications have been carefully chosen to support adults to access the training they need to progress in the labour market.

Courses are available in a variety of lengths and cover a wide range of skills needed for many jobs and sectors.

Fully funded Level 3 qualifications are available in:

“I am currently studying my Level 3 qualification and it has been a very beneficial and rewarding experience. I would say it has helped to transform my life and has impacted my career as I am now looking forward to potentially specialising in counselling in the future. I am very pleased with the course and the feedback I received from the tutor. Thank you!”

Discover the course for you

Tees Valley Combined Authority is currently funding a range of providers to deliver training across the Tees Valley, free of charge to learners.

Click here to explore the qualifications and providers available.

To find out more or enrol, please contact the provider of your choice directly.


To access a free Level 3 qualification individuals should:

For more information about the Adult Education Budget please click here.