If you know what job you want, a lot of colleges and training organisations will offer free or low-cost qualifications directly relating to your career path. They could even provide free occupational certification such as SIA licences for security work and CSCS cards for construction.
You can learn useful practical information for example, hospitality and catering courses will provide you with skills and knowledge relating to hospitality and catering principles, food safety and health and safety. Most of these qualifications will also include functional skills and employability support.
You can get accredited qualifications in hospitality, construction, retail, administration, accountancy, warehousing and many more.
See the One Front Door directory for organisations in Bristol and the West of England that can help you with sector qualifications. Use the search dropdown to find ‘sector training’.