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Funded courses

Choose your fully funded short course

Investing in the development of your professional skill set is a great way of retaining talent in your team and protecting the future success of your career.

Here at NTU, we strive to provide only the best experience for all our course participants. Our courses cover a broad range of subjects including leadership, sustainability, technology, marketing and much more.

Our courses are accessible to individuals across a variety of business sizes, sectors and geographical areas, you can find out more below.

Our Digital Marketing Fundamentals short course is very popular, below is a testimonial from a previous participant:

Now I can hire a marketing team to sit with me and it is thanks to this course and the networking. Because it is practical and you’re working with businesses, we are the students, but we are all businesses so its real-life instances. I have got so much out of it’s brilliant.

Kristina Causer, Marketing and Communications Manager at Baxter Freight

Construction courses and green skills

Below you can find a list of our funded construction courses.

Introduction to Sustainability in Construction - funded course

This course is for anyone in the construction sector interested in policies, regulations, and assessment strategies and the impact they are having on construction technology, the efficient use of resources, and the promotion of health and wellbeing.

Energy Management for Sustainable Construction - funded course

On this course you’ll learn how energy efficiency and overall sustainability can be achieved by exploring the strategies being applied to the design and construction of buildings.

Introduction to Heritage and Conservation - funded course

The course will introduce you to the legal framework in place in the UK to ensure that repairs are appropriate and proportionate, meeting the requirements of the local authority and Historic England.

AutoCAD 2D for the Construction Professional - funded course

On this course you’ll learn how to effectively communicate design ideas and develop the key principles of graphical communication using industry-standard AutoCAD software.

Introduction to BIM for the Construction Professional - funded course

This course will introduce and develop the core principles of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as used in the planning, design, construction and operation phases of a project using the AutoDesk Revit platform.

Microsoft Excel for the Construction Professional - funded course

This course will develop your software skills in Microsoft Excel to an advanced level, with a focus on its application to construction-related problem-solving.

Green Skills Bootcamps

Delivering a range of Skills Bootcamps to meet the needs of the green economy. From supporting the transition from high to low carbon, to directly contributing to the achievement of the UK's net zero emissions target, there's a course for you.

Commercial Intellectual Property for Business course

Below you can find our funded intellectual property course.

Nottingham Law School, jointly with our award winning law firm NLS Legal Limited, are pleased to offer a series of short seminars to build your knowledge of Intellectual Property. These will introduce you to Intellectual Property, explore how to protect your IP and avoid pitfalls, and finally look at how to commercialise your IP.

You can choose to come on one, all or a selection of the different modules depending on your knowledge and needs.

Ashfield courses

Below you can find a link to our Ashfield courses page.

Our Enterprising Ashfield courses are fully funded for local people in Kirkby and Sutton-in-Ashfield. Whether you're unemployed, working for a local business or seeking a new challenge, our courses can benefit you at any stage of your career.

By investing in your professional development you can improve your CV and develop skills that can also be applied in the workplace.


The courses above are delivered through the High Level Skills programme, the Enterprising Ashfield project and various Skills Bootcamps.

Our range of courses are accessible to individuals across a variety of business sizes, sectors, employment statuses and geographical areas. If you have any questions on eligibility you can find more details and contact information on the relevant pages linked above.