Free Courses In England is setting up partnerships with Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) across the country.

We specialise in accessing and dispersing government funding for the training of businesses all over the UK. We do this in order to help companies access the necessary skills and knowledge in which to thrive. 

We offer a varied range of courses including industry specific training as well as staff development courses.

All of our courses are fully supported with a robust infrastructure and dedicated tutors that work with you and your members through the training process. All of the courses are supplied with a high quality learner pack following induction and lead to professional qualifications.

We form partnerships with all kinds of organisations that can utilise this training to help their members benefit. We have had huge success in delivering courses alongside BIDS.

The partnership gives you all of the following:

  • Free access to over 30 of the most popular industry courses

  • Your own online training account

  • Enrolments organised

  • No costs to BIDs or members

For more information on how to become a BID partner in your area, please contact Amanda Cleary:

Call: 0121 752 3800 or Email: amanda.cleary@learningsmarter.co.uk

Course Library

Falls Prevention Awareness Level 2

This course is ideal for anyone working in health and social care and those who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.


Principles of Care Planning Level 2

This nationally accredited qualification provides an understanding of care plans and how to evaluate plans and processes.

Young People’s Mental Health Level 2

Mental Health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives.


Caring for Children and Young People Level 2

This qualification explores different risks of abusive and exploitative behaviour and looks at effective communication, identifying steps to overcome disabling attitudes and beliefs.


End of Life Care Level 2

This nationally accredited qualification develops knowledge and understanding relating to end of life care.


Individuals with Learning Disabilities Level 2

This qualification provides an understanding of the principles that ensure an individual with learning disabilities is provided with high-quality, person-centred care.


Care & Management of Diabetes Level 2

This nationally accredited qualification provides an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur. It covers how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and aims to develop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care.


Common Health Conditions Level 2

This qualification develops knowledge and awareness of the various areas within health and social care settings.


Safe Handling of Medication Level 2

This qualification covers a wide range of topics including understanding medication and prescriptions, how to supply, store and dispose of medication and understanding the requirements for safe administration of medication.


Dignity & Safeguarding Level 2

This qualification gives knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.


Equality & Diversity Level 2

This updated qualification addresses new legislation, reinforcing the importance of equality and diversity within different contexts.


Nutrition & Health Level 2

This nationally accredited qualification gives learners working, or intending to work, in settings such as sport and recreation, exercise and fitness, hospitality and catering or healthcare, an understanding of nutrition and health to support their role in the workplace.


Control of Infection Level 2

This qualification covers a wide range of topics including the principles of infection prevention and control, the causes and spread of infection and the importance of correct cleaning procedures, decontamination and waste management.


Understanding Autism Level 2

This qualification develops knowledge and awareness of autism, a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them.


Information, Advice or Guidance Level 2

The certificate explores communication techniques and how values, attitudes and beliefs can affect interactions.


Dementia Care Level 2

This qualification provides an appreciation and understanding of the different forms of dementia that may be encountered and how to support through person-centred care.


People with Mental Health Problems Level 2

This qualification provides a broad range of knowledge and information for those who want to work in mental health, a care sector which presents one of the greatest challenges to our society, with an estimated 450 million sufferers worldwide.


English & Maths Level 1

This nationally accredited certificate, which develops understanding of basic English and maths, is ideal to equip learners with the skills they need to competently carry out their daily tasks.


Team Leading Level 2

This nationally accredited certificate gives practising or potential team leaders the foundation for their formal development in this role.


Customer Service Level 2

The nationally accredited qualification covers topics fundamental to the delivery of excellent customer service.


Business & Administration Knowledge Level 2

This nationally accredited certificate, which develops understanding of basic administration concepts and practices, is based on the business and administration national occupational standard.


Challenging Behaviour Level 2

This course is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects and will support their progression into relevant employment.


Wine Services Level 2

Do you wish to know more about what you pour? We are proud to introduce our brand new Level 2 Certificate in Wine Services, designed for anyone working with wine in hotels, restaurants and bars.


Understanding Safeguarding & Prevent Level 2

The purpose of this qualification is to support anyone who is responsible for the safeguarding of people and for helping prevent radicalisation. It gives learners an understanding of recognising the signs of abuse, how to reduce the risk of radicalisation and the potential consequences of illegal online activity.


Understanding Excellence in Customer Service for Hospitality Level 2

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’
understanding of how to communicate effectively, the
importance of teamwork and the importance of maintaining
food hygiene which will allow them to progress into, or within,
employment in hospitality settings.