Gain an accredited qualification at no cost through funded distance learning courses

Gain an Accredited Qualification for Free – Limited Time Only

The Skills Network have a wide range of accredited distance learning courses that are available to you at no cost*. You can achieve qualifications in mental health, adult social care, childcare and early years, and accountancy, business and management-related subjects amongst many others.

Available through government funding, these courses are the perfect way to further your career, develop your skillset, and enhance your knowledge in specialist areas to reach that next step in both your personal and professional life.

You will study through distance learning methods, giving you the flexibility and choice to study when and where suits you. Courses are available in multiple formats, so you can choose either interactive online learning or paper-based resources.

You will be supported throughout your course by a dedicated subject expert Tutor and a Learner Support Advisor, meaning you will receive individualised guidance and advice whenever you need. Learners also benefit from webinars and tutor live chats!

Once you have completed your course, you will receive an accredited qualification from a national awarding body.

Over 20 nationally recognised qualifications are available at no cost. You can find more information here:

*Funding is subject to eligibility criteria. To qualify for funding, you must be aged 19 or over, reside in England and have been living in the EU for at least the last three years. You cannot enrol onto a course that you have already completed. By applying for this qualification, you are accepting government funding (subject to eligibility), committing to completing the course fully and are liable for a £100 withdrawal fee if you do not complete all learning.