With so many people furloughed or just not at work at the moment there has never been a better opportunity to either brush up on existing skills or learn something new.
Lots of websites are offering free or greatly reduced courses so here are just a few.
|Coursera||about.coursera.org/||A site full of courses from around the world on a massive list of subjects.|
|Udemy||Udemy.com||Another site full of various courses. Use the search facility to find free courses|
|Linked In||Linkedin.com||A wealth of courses; one month free, and then you can cancel without penalty|
|Aim||Theaimgroup.co.uk||Various short business and soft skills courses|
|Oxford||Oxfordhomestudy.com||A wealth of short courses – including event planning!|
|Cvent||cvent.com/en/cvent-certification||One of the world’s largest providers of event support services – learn and get a certificate for free|
|Open University||Open.edu||Over 1000 free courses available, from 1-100 hours of learning|
|Shaw Academy||Shawacademy.com||A wealth of online courses|
|Future Learn||Futurelearn.com||Short courses, but some up to 10 weeks long: 14 day free trial|
|Vision2learn||Vision2learn.net||A broad range of free qualifications. Every course is nationally accredited|
|Imployable||(Download app)||Free business courses, via the app|
|Virtual College||www.virtual-college.co.uk||A number of free certified courses|