Online courses for adults

There are a range of online courses and resources you can get involved and to develop your skills during isolation.

Course Details
The Open University Free courses to complete online from The Open University, across subjects including history, languages, nature and science. 
The National Careers Service Free introductory, intermediate and advanced courses to develop your digital skills. NCS offer an online assessment to help you see which careers suit you the most. 
Learn My Way Free online courses on how to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint, as well as courses on money management, public services and how to use tablets and mobile devices.
Make It Click Free resources to help you build skills for using social media, email and working from home easier.
Open Learn Free online courses including everyday maths and English.
Future Learn Free online course across subjects including business management, healthcare, IT, history and languages.
More and Better Jobs An initiative supporting you to get into work and on in work. Find out more about what skills employers are looking for.
The Skills Toolkit  Free online courses, tools and resources to improve your digital skills.
IBM training Online training and certifications to earn credentials to demonstrate your expertise. 
Google's online courses Free online digital courses for learners of all levels. 
Barclays online courses Free online resources to develop your digital skills.

Employment support

If you have lost your job, are out of work, employed and at risk, or employed and want to do some free training to help progress at work or get a new job, you can receive free support. 

Find out more information about employment support or email