Now more than ever, online courses are a great tool for developing new skills both for the job market and personal improvement.
The following organisations provide information, tools and courses on various subject areas and for a variety of skill levels.
The majority of the courses listed in these sections are free but please check to ensure that there are no fees involved before signing up:
Offer a wide range of work-related courses of varying levels to help get you started as well as improve on your current work skills. Certificates and Diplomas offered at a cost
Offer a wide range of courses and level. Certificates offered at a cost.
Courses in Business, Computer & Data Science, Engineering, Humanities, and Languages
Offer courses in a variety of subjects from a wealth of different online providers
Brush up on, or learn new digital skills with Google
Short guides covering many School Subjects and Life Skills
Free online learning courses
Free learning from the Open University including short taster courses from their Certificate, Diploma and Degree programmes
Offer work skills and sign-posting to creative interest courses
Nationally accredited courses targeting the unemployed or individuals in receipt of low wages. Provide Level 1, 2 and 3 qualifications geared towards starting a career in predominantly Business, Health Care, and Customer Service