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CWA+ Free courses for 18 & 19 year olds

Part of the government’s response to help 18 and 19 year olds during the current difficult employment market.

CWA is able to offer some additional fully-funded one year courses (listed below) starting in September 2020 to 18 and 19 year olds leaving school or college in summer 2020.

These are selected level 2 and 3 qualifications in a range of subjects and is on offer only for the 2020-21 academic year.

Why come back to college for an extra year?

  • It’s free! - additional education after the age of 19 or level 3 (A-level equivalent) is normally paid for by the student
  • Add new skills – if you want the opportunity to study something additional to the subjects you’ve already achieved, this is your chance!
  • Best use of your time – if your first choice of job or apprenticeship just isn’t available at the moment because of the effect Covid-19 has had on the economy, using your time to gain additional qualifications will only strengthen your CV and also not leave gaps in your education/employment history.

How to apply

CWA students – visit the what next area of the student portal and add on the course of your choice from the list below

Non-Cwa students – please select the course of your choice from the list below and click the apply button on the course details page to start your application form.

Courses available


    1. BTEC Level 3 National Certificate in Computing;
    2. BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Computing;
    3. BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Computing
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