Short courses

City & Guilds provides industry required, employer recognised short courses in over 20 different sectors.

With time constraints as well as economic factors many learners have already started to explore City & Guilds short courses as a viable alternative to increasing their skills.

Whether you are a training provider looking for the right courses to offer your local community and employers; or a learner looking to fill a skills gaps or return to work, City & Guilds has a short course to suit.


Our longstanding relationships with employers and key industry bodies help ensure our short courses will provide you the following:

Flexible delivery

  • Variety of delivery methods available
  • Cater for different assessment methods
  • Multiple levels and sizes available.

Maximise your Funding

  • Take advantage of key funding priorities focused around short courses
  • Capitalise from your curriculum planning strategy
  • Compensate against possible funding reductions.

Quick Approval

  • Receive guidance from your named contact within our local offices
  • Enjoy the benefit of automatic approval (subject to conditions)
  • Save time and money from administration associated with lengthy approvals.

For centres

Please contact your nearest City & Guilds local office for further information on how to start delivering City & Guilds short courses.