FREE Short Courses

We offer a range of excellent FREE short courses and qualifications, including courses at Level 3 – a first for London – that are widely recognised and will look great on your CV. Whether you want to move up in your career, retrain for a new job in the post-COVID world, try something new and see if it’s for you, or simply develop an interest for pleasure, we’ll have the course for you.

Enrolment onto one of our FREE short courses is a simple 5-step process:

  1. Choose a course and book your place using the booking form below
  2. Receive an email regarding information on the courses and enrolment date (online courses – applicants will receive an online enrolment link)
  3. Attend enrolment at the College with your documents so we can check your eligibility to study with us, this is a legal requirement (online lessons applicants will not need to attend onsite)
  4. Complete your enrolment and sign your learner agreement
  5. Start your course (if your course is delivered online, you will receive instructions from your teacher to login to Microsoft TEAMS)

Some of our courses are distance learning– meaning you can study from the comfort of your own home – with teaching taking place online, whilst some are face-to-face at our centres. Our courses are teacher-led, with timetabled sessions, giving you the same high level of support that you’d get in person at college to support your learning. Once you’ve registered your details, we will send you further details of how to get started, nearer to the start date of your chosen course.

Can’t find the free short course you’re looking for? Our sister colleges, City and Islington College and Westminster Kingsway College also offer a wide range of free short courses for you to browse.

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Academic Writing Skills
Teaching and Teacher Education
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 14 October 2022
End Date: 09 December 2022
Day: Friday
Duration: 2 months
Times: 13:30-16:30
Location: Online
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Academic Writing Skills
Teaching and Teacher Education
Enfield Centre
Free Short Course
Start Date: 13 September 2022
End Date: 18 October 2022
Day: Tuesday
Duration: 1 month
Times: 10:00-15:00
Location: Enfield Centre
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Business Administration Pre Apprenticeship Programme - Level 2 Certificate
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Day: Monday - Friday
Duration: 3 Weeks
Times: 9am - 5pm
Location: Online
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Business Administration Principles - Level 2 Certificate
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Chinese Mandarin for Beginners
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 29 September 2022
End Date: 08 December 2022
Day: Thursday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.00 -20.15
Location: Online
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Counselling Skills - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Customer Service Principles - Level 2 Certificate
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Dementia Care Principles - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Digital Skills - Level 2
Regent's Park Centre
Free Short Course
Start Date: 05 September 2022
End Date: 13 October 2022
Day: Monday - Thursday
Duration: 6 Weeks
Times: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Regent's Park Centre
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Employability Skills - Level 1 Certificate
Foundation and Supported Learning
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: Flexible
Times: The duration and delivery of the course is flexible and will be discussed between you and your tutor with a timetable that fits around you
Location: Online
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English - Functional Skills - From Entry Level 3 to Level 2
English and Maths
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: Flexible
Times: The duration and delivery of the course is flexible and will be discussed between you and your tutor with a timetable that fits around you
Location: Online
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English Calligraphy (Copperplate) for Beginners
Modern Foreign Languages
Tottenham Centre
Free Short Course
Start Date: 27 September 2022
End Date: 13 December 2022
Day: Tuesday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.30-20.30
Location: Tottenham Centre
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Equality and Diversity - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare Settings - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically takes 2-3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Information, Advice or Guidance - Level 2 Certificate
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Introduction to Award Level 1 in Arabic (Evening)
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 28 September 2022
End Date: 14 December 2022
Day: Wednesday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.00 -20.15
Location: Online
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Introduction to Award Level 1 in French (Evening)
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 28 September 2022
End Date: 14 December 2022
Day: Wednesday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.00 -20.15
Location: Online
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Introduction to Award Level 1 in Italian
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 30 September 2022
End Date: 09 December 2022
Day: Friday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 10.00-12.15
Location: Online
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Introduction to Certificate Level 2 in British Sign Language (Evening)
Modern Foreign Languages
Tottenham Centre
Free Short Course
Start Date: 29 September 2022
End Date: 08 December 2022
Day: Thursday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.00 -20.15
Location: Tottenham Centre
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Introduction to Certificate Level 2 in Preparing Community Interpreting Roles
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 30 September 2022
End Date: 16 December 2022
Day: Friday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 10.00-12.15
Location: Online
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Italian for Beginners
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 28 September 2022
End Date: 14 December 2022
Day: Wednesday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.00 -20.15
Location: Online
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Level 1 Access Award in Business Skills
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Tottenham Centre
Free Short Course
Start Date: 09 September 2022
End Date: 16 December 2022
Day: Friday
Duration: 3 Months
Times: 9:00-17:00
Location: Tottenham Centre
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Level 1 Access Award in Business Skills
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Enfield Centre
Free Short Course
Start Date: 09 September 2022
End Date: 16 December 2022
Day: Friday
Duration: 3 Months
Times: 9:00-17:00
Location: Enfield Centre
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Level 2 Health and Social Care: Principles of Infection Control or Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: 2-3 months
Times: Flexible
Location: Online
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Management: Lean Organisation Techniques - Level 2 Certificate
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Maths - Functional Skills - From Entry Level 3 to Level 2
English and Maths
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: Flexible
Times: The duration and delivery of the course is flexible and will be discussed between you and your tutor with a timetable that fits around you
Location: Online
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Mental Health Problems Awareness - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Nutrition and Health - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Safeguarding and Dignity in Adult Health and Social Care - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Safeguarding and Prevent - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Spanish for Beginners (Evening)
Modern Foreign Languages
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 28 September 2022
End Date: 14 December 2022
Day: Wednesday
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 18.00 -20.15
Location: Online
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Start Your Own Business
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 05 September 2022
End Date: 04 October 2022
Day: First Day Introduction: Monday 05/09/22 09:30 AM - Meet & Greet. Classes every Tuesday
Duration: 5 Weeks
Times: This course runs on Tuesdays from 9:30am to 4:30pm.
Location: Online
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Start Your Own Business
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Start Date: 16 August 2022
End Date: 24 August 2022
Day: Tues, Wed x2 & Thurs x1
Duration: 2 Weeks
Times: 1st week the course will run on Tues, Wed and Thurs for the first week. 2nd week your classes will be both on a Tues and Wed. All classes are held between 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Online
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Team Leading Principles - Level 2 Certificate
Business and Professional Services
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Understanding Autism - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate
Location: Online
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Understanding Behaviour That Challenges - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Understanding Children and Young Peoples Mental health - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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Working With Individuals With Learning Disabilities - Level 2 Certificate
Health and Social Care
Online
Free Short Course
Duration: This course typically take 2 - 3 months to complete
Times: This in an online course that you can work on at your own pace. You will be allocate a tutor to provide you with online guidance and support.
Location: Online
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