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Dip your toe into learning with one of our free online Micro Courses

If you feel like your world has been put on hold during the Covid-19 crisis then you could use the time to build your skillset with one of our new ‘Micro Courses’.  Besides helping to bolster your career during this economic uncertainty, evidence suggests that learning a new skill can give you a sense of control and help you maintain a healthy wellbeing.

These free online courses are open to anyone and are designed to introduce you to a range of subjects through an e-learning experience before committing to one of our longer traditional courses.

You don’t have to apply for these courses, you can just CLICK HERE TO ENROLL, and start your learning journey!

We are currently offering the following Micro Courses:

Employability skills

This micro course in employability will help to get you started in finding a job. Whether you’re looking for your first job, have been out of work for a while or are even looking for a change in career, this bundle of resources will help you kick start your job search.

Numeracy skills

Good numeracy skills are important in all aspects of life and this taster course has been designed to assist learners working at Entry Level 3 who might have some gaps in their maths knowledge and/or skills. This course should improve your skills and confidence to take a more formal and accredited course at this level.

Maths – Level 2 refresh

Good maths skills are an essential part of everyday life.  This micro course has been designed to assist learners working at Level 2 who might have some gaps in their knowledge and/or skills. It has been split into 3 separate areas: fractions and percentage, number and BIDMAS, perimeter, area and volume.

English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)

Good language skills are important, and this micro course covers some of the essentials needed to develop English language skills at a basic level.  It presents you with an ideal opportunity to improve your skills and your confidence before studying in a more formal manner.

English skills (part 1)

Good English skills are important in everyday life.  This micro course has been designed as the first part of a two part offer, and it will assist learners working at Entry Level 3 who might have some gaps in the knowledge and/or skills. Once completed you can continue-on to part 2. This course should improve your skills and confidence to take a more formal and accredited course at this level.

English skills (part 2)

This micro course is the second of a two part offer to assist learners working at Entry Level 3 who might have some gaps in the knowledge and/or skills.  You must complete part 1 first.

Digital literacy skills

Digital literacy skills are a must-have in a world which is increasingly becoming online and virtual. This course is an introduction to the skills required for those taking their initial steps in using ICT and the internet and is a starting point for further study.

We’ll be creating new and exciting courses over the next few weeks, so keep checking our dedicated web page here for updates.