City & Guilds level 1 Funding Support


Funding Support

Life Cycle UK has teamed up with Weston College to provide training to support people into employment.  If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for a fully funded place.

Are you unemployed and claiming benefit – either Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit?  Are you aged 19 or over, living in Bristol, BANES or North Somerset and are NOT signed up to any other course?

Referral Partners

You can be referred by one of our Approved Referral Partners, who will be able to help you complete the necessary paperwork and book on to the course.

Self Referral

You can refer yourself.  You will need to fill in the Weston College Enrolment Form and send us a copy of your evidence of benefit along with your completed form to  Then book yourself on to the City & Guilds Level 1 course of your choice via our website.  Select the ‘pay later’ option and we will confirm your funded place once your eligibility has been verified.

West of England Works

We are a specialist training provider for the West of England Works, a partnership which aims to help unemployed and economically inactive people in the West of England find employment.

Led by Weston College, the partnership includes a range of local voluntary and community Anchor Partners who could refer you as part of your individualised programme of support.

Are you unemployed or economically inactive?  Are you aged 18 or over, living in Bristol, BANES, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire?  Are you supported by a West of England anchor partner?