Other sector skills

Other courses and qualifications

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Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Academy (BESA) offers a range of free, short, qualifications which are suitable for anyone with an interest, or can be used as continuing professional development (CPD):

BESA also provides a range of other funded courses covering various industries. Lots of these courses are suitable for anyone with an interest, with no requirement to work or hold any experience in a relevant job role or sector. Many of these courses are free for learners aged 19+ subject to meeting funding criteria. These include but are not limited to:

  • Adult care
  • Retail and customer service
  • Business administration
  • Warehousing
  • Social housing
  • Cleaning
  • Working with children and young people

These courses are delivered by partner training providers on behalf of Bedfordshire Employment and Skills Academy.