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Short Courses

All Short Courses are free (government funded) to people age 19+ year who live within the Greater London Area (GLA) and in Non-Devolved areas of England. Eligibility criteria applies.

Yes all the LMP Short Courses are certified qualification through the Department of Education.

All short courses on the LMP website and in the 2024 Short Course Brochure are free (Government funded. Eligibility criteria applies.)

All LMP short courses are delivered remotely online. You can study at home at a time to suit you.

Yes, employers recognise these level 2 and level 3 qualifications.

Yes, but please bear in mind that LMP Education only has the funding within specific areas of England (Greater London Area and in Non-Devolved areas of England).

LMP Education delivers several short courses that have guaranteed job interviews after the course has been completed.

The Adult Skills Fund (ASF) has replaced the Adult Education Budget (AEB). The purpose of ASF is to support adult learners (19+) in non-devolved areas to gain skills which will lead them to meaningful, sustained, and relevant employment, or enable them to progress to further learning which will deliver that outcome.

Eligibility criteria for the free short courses include being aged 19 or older as of August 31, 2023, not already holding the qualification being delivered, and not already owning a higher qualification in the same subject.


  • Aged 19 or older as of August 31, 2023.
  • Must not already hold the qualification that is being delivered.
  • Must not already hold a higher qualification in same subject.
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Adult education courses

For adults (19+) wishing to develop their skills or embark on a new career path, we offer a range of free courses to help you reach your potential and gain the qualifications you need to take the next step in your career.

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