Refresh your skills

We’ve come together with colleges in the West Midlands to offer a range of free courses and learning pathways designed to help you refresh your career skills and reignite your future.

Courses on offer
Redevelop your career

In response to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, colleges in the West Midlands have come together to work collaboratively for you! Here at Telford College, we’re offering a programme of free courses to help you to redevelop your career, enter a new industry or enhance your employability skills.

SWAPs we offer

Learn more about Sector Based Work Academy Programmes


IT skills for Employment (including industry licenses CompTIA IT fundamentals, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals, MTA: Network fundamentals, MTA: Mobility and Device Fundamentals) 

IT skills for Employment (including industry licenses CompTIA A+ , Microsoft Azure Administrator , CISCO essentials)

IT skills for Employment (including industry licenses CompTIA N+, CISCO Certified Network Associate)


General Construction Ops (including industry licenses CSCS)

Civil Construction operatives (including industry licenses CSCS), Traffic Marshall, Slinger, Groundworks, Steelfixing, Formworks

Health & Care

Care Worker (including Safe Manual Handling, Infection Control, Administering medicines)


Driving Goods (including licenses DCPC & CAT C licenses)

Warehouse Operative (including IT skills, Health and Safety, FLT Counterbalance or Reach)

Business & Professional

Telesales staff and phone support staff

Secretarial and administrative staff

Data entry staff

Engineering & Manufacturing

General Assembly Skills (including Lean)

Facilities Management

Cleaning and support services

Land Based

Picker/packer/warehouse picker

Technical Training in Priority Sectors

Learn more about technical training programmes

Business & Professional

Administration (diploma/certificate)

AAT Accounting (diploma/certificate)

Business (certificate)

Construction & the Built Environment

Construction & the built environment (diploma/certificate)

Maintenance operations – construction (diploma/certificate)

Health & Care

Health & social care (diploma/certificate)

HR Practice (diploma/certificate)

Supporting individuals with disabilities (diploma/certificate)


Electrical installations – buildings and structures (diploma/certificate)

Engineering (diploma/certificate)

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair (diploma/certificate)

Education & training

Education and Training (diploma/certificate)

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (diploma/certificate)

Service Sectors

Beauty therapy (diploma/certificate)

Chef cookery (diploma/certificate)

Hairdressing (certificate)