Free Free Online Courses - Government Funded Accredited Qualifications
Accredited Level 2 online course - seen it for £299, but if you're eligible for government funding it's free. Seems not just for unemployed - you can be employed/furloughed, but check eligibility:
"- On the 31st of August 2019, you were aged 19 or over
- You currently live in England. (However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and the West of England.)
- You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
- Are Unemployed in receipt of benefit or Employed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
- Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
- If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)."
The form takes about 20 mins, but just make sure you got your ID ready and some other bits and pieces the gov needs to pay up!