Published 14 Feb 2022 

MI Skills is an established training provider based in Brixton and funded by the ESFA and ESF to deliver training to the community, serving all local residents, whether employed, unemployed, refugees, asylum seekers and so on.

MI Skills also support local employers with staff development to improve efficiency and profitability. 


This wide range of free Health & Social Care courses for residents covers;  

  • Preparing to work in HSC,  
  • Improving maths for HSC roles,  
  • Improving English for HSC roles,  
  • ESOL language skills for working in HSC environments and much more... 

(These specific HSC courses are available to 19+ Lambeth residents who are either unemployed, or earning less than £21547.50). 


The free ESOL support (with basic Digital Skills training where required) is for 18+ unemployed residents/volunteers/refugees/asylum seekers, across all Boroughs, to improve their language skills for everyday life.  


The free English & Maths Level 1 & 2 courses for Employed, age 19+ from any London Borough. These courses can be on-line or at our Centres.

(Employers - Upskilling staff can attract an Employer Incentive payment of £600 per employee...!)   


Other free Basic Skills training for maths, English, IT, Personal Development and Employability available for Unemployed and low wage earners, Refugees, Asylum Seekers age 19+   


The free Traineeships  (Ages 16-24 yrs to ensure Maths, English, IT, Work Placement and Employability skills are covered between 4 weeks and 6 months depending on time needed for skills required) 

(£1000 employer incentive could apply per employee referred/trainee 70 hr work placement offered – see terms)   


So, whether you are an organisation able to benefit from incentive payments as an employer by offering work placements or free upskilling to your staff, or whether you are a resident thinking about doing some free training, please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information so you can take advantage of the funded courses available. 


Please see a full range of courses on offer at: