Free Courses for Adults

Study for FREE at City and Islington College

If you are earning less than £20,572.50 per annum, many of our Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 courses are available to study for FREE!

Whether you're just starting in your career, looking to brush up your skills or striving to step up the career ladder, City and Islington College has the right course for you.

If you are aged 19 or over and earning less than £20,572.50 per year, take a look at the courses you can study for FREE at City and Islington College.

Courses include:

Professional Services

Counselling, Health and Social Care

Eligibility - Residency Assessment
Please bring your residency documents such as a passport, EU citizen ID card, UK Birth Certificate or Biometric Card. If you have been in the UK for less than 3 years or have entered the UK with a visa you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to study in the UK - your visa, your biometric card that covers the duration of your course or any relevant home office documents to support your residency should be brought with you. Also for funding purposes we will need to see evidence of payslips if working (within the last 3 months). If you are receiving benefits (e.g JSA, ESA, Universal Credit (UC), Housing benefits etc) please bring evidence of this.


Have a question about our courses and how to enrol? Whatever your query you will find the answer here.

Advanced Learner Loans

Advanced Learner Loans

If you are aged 19+ there is help available to fund your course. Take a look here.

The Centre for Lifelong Learning

Centre for Lifelong Learning

On the doorstep of Finsbury Park this Centre specialises in adult education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Literacy and Numeracy, IT and Teacher Training.

Why City and Islington College is the right choice

Why choose CANDI

Considering enroling with us this summer? Find out what makes us the right choice.

Centre for Health, Social and Child Care building

Centre for Health, Social and Child Care

This Centre on Holloway Road is a Centre of excellence for Beauty Therapy, Child Care, Hairdressing, Health and Social Care and Supported Learning.