Can I study for free?

Free places are available to anyone who meets the criteria below.

  • Living in England

  • Aged 19 or over from the 31 August 2019 (born before 01 September 2000)

  • A citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) and a resident in the EEA for the last 3 years

  • Not in receipt of any other government-funded training.

You may also qualify if you're:

  • Employed and in receipt of a low wage

  • A non-EEA citizen with permission by UK government to live in the UK which is not for educational purposes, and lived in England for at least 3 years

  • A family member of an EU national

  • A refugee

  • Asylum Seeker.

Course places are limited, sign up today to secure your place.

We Offer Comprehensive support


Your Tutor

As a student you’ll have the support of a dedicated tutor throughout your studies.

Learning Materials

You have access to the interactive online learning platform which provides you with all of the knowledge you need. 



Use the online forum for support and discussion with other students.


Customer Care

We offer in-depth online support (including live chat) whenever you need it.



Our friendly team are available from 9am–8pm Monday to Thursday and 9am–5pm Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Are you an employer?

You can bulk register your learners for our courses, please send a message below with details of your requirements. 

Connect 2 Employment

Ransom Hall,

Southwell Road West,


NG21 0HJ


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