FUNDED short courses leading to nationally recognised qualifications

We have a range of funded short distance learning courses available.  These courses cover a number of key areas from Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid, Equality and Diversity, Principles of Team Leading, Principles of Customer Service to Safeguarding and Prevent.

Learners will be required to pay a £50 deposit before sign up which is refundable on completion of the course.  ALL COURSES MUST BE COMPLETED BY 31 JULY 2021.

Awareness of Mental Health Problems Course

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. An estimated 450 million people worldwide suffer from mental health problems, around a quarter of British adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year.

Creating a Business Start Up Course

Over half a million businesses are started every year; however, 30% of these fail within the first two years. Having a better understanding of the initial processes and requirements of a business start-up can increase the chances of your business succeeding.

Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace Course

Around 450 million people currently suffer from mental health problems, with recent reports suggesting that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year.

Principles of Business Administration Course

There were an estimated 5.5 million private sector businesses in the UK at the start of 2016. Despite the recent economic difficulties, the trend has been steadily increasing in the business population.

Counselling Skills Course

Many people find it helpful to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being.

Understanding Data Protection & Security Course

Data protection compliance is an essential legal requirement for all organisations. Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force in May 2018, it is more vital than ever that everyone who works with personal data understands the laws and acts in compliance.

Equality & Diversity Course

Offering clear and accurate information, advice or guidance and knowing what can be shared legally and professionally can greatly improve outcomes for a business. There are some fundamental rules for successful information sharing and ensuring staff are aware of these is key.

Improving Personal Exercise, Health & Nutrition Course

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions.

Information, Advice & Guidance Course

Offering clear and accurate information, advice or guidance and knowing what can be shared legally and professionally can greatly improve outcomes for a business. There are some fundamental rules for successful information sharing and ensuring staff are aware of these is key.

Principles of Customer Service Course

In order to have a truly successful business, you need to provide good customer service. It is believed that 96% of unhappy customers don’t ever complain; however, 91% of those simply leave and never come back.

Principles of Team Leading Course

Strong team leadership is essential for providing guidance, direction and instruction within a group and inevitably leads to more effective teamwork and more motivated employees. Having an understanding of coaching.

Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Course

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.

Safeguarding & Prevent Course

Official data showed that over 7,500 people were referred to the Prevent programme in 2015/16. The purpose of this qualification is to support anyone who is responsible for the safeguarding of people and for helping prevent radicalisation.

Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Course

Around 15% of people have a learning difficulty, which means they can find it harder to learn certain skills. If you're looking to improve your understanding and awareness of learning difficulties, this is the course for you.

*Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are important because they are linked to the credit that learners receive for some qualifications. KEITS Training Services Ltd use Guided Learning Hours to decide on funding for a qualification. Learners need to know the actual Guided Learning Hours for any course they take. They can’t include unsupervised study or preparation, or the time taken for assessments. 


  • Aged over 19yrs and over
  • Lived in the EU for the past three years
  • No previous formal qualifications are required for entry to these qualifications 
  • Must be based in a non-devolved area, please call us on 0208 327 3800 to check eligiblity

Length of Course


What does the training programme offer?

  • A nationally recognised Level 2 qualification that can be achieved
  • Personal and professional development for staff designed to increase service standards
  • Access to a Training & Assessment Consultant for the duration of the course
  • An opportunity to study in their own time (following enrolment and induction session)
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