Guidance: National Skills Fund

An overview of the National Skills Fund which aims to help adults to train and gain the valuable skills they need to improve their job prospects and support the economy.

Guidance: Free courses for jobs

Details of the free courses and qualifications for adults (19+) available through the Lifetime Skills Guarantee including eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Census dates

Find out when the school census will open for each term and what to do in unusual circumstances.