FREE Online Training

UTASS has been looking at some websites that are offering free online training during Covid 19.

We strongly recommend you check terms and conditions before embarking on any training, as charges may apply if a course is not completed and availability may change.  If you want any information on minimum age of trainee eligibility, please contact or phone 01833 641010, (youngest is 13, some 16+ or 19+ on 31.8.19)

Training and Share & Learn programme offering a series of short, fully funded online workshops on Strategic Planning, Consultation and Engagement and Financial Management, to support voluntary and community groups through the COVID-19 pandemic, and in preparation for life after lockdown.


01757 210022

Some examples of free online Level 2 courses are given below:

  • Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Certificate in Principles of Digital Skills Empowerment
  • Certificate in IT User Skills (not suitable for beginners)

covers Guides to Using E-mail, Skype, Zoom, WhatsApp, Using the Internet on iPad & Using iPad extras.

e.g. Guide to Zoom, Microsoft Excel Essentials, Microsoft Digital Literacy, Diploma in Food Safety (Level 1)

03000 262 392- e.g. English &/or Maths; Adult Social Care; Computing and Digital Skills – Free if completed if not £100.

Psychological First Aid Training – one hour for three weeks.

Introduction to Studying Veterinary Medicine – The University of Nottingham are offering a free online experience which also includes information about work experience and the role of the Practice Manager. 

02476 696 996 – e.g. Non technical skills in farming; Mental health in Agriculture; (£72 Effective control of Commensal Rodents/Rodent Control on Farms)

01202 006 464 –e.g. Entry Levels 1-3 inclusive English & Maths + Employability courses

Newly available Childhood Adversity & Mental Health.  If you are interested in the Counselling Course, link below, please contact UTASS for further details before enrolling.

0800 085 2081 – e.g. Level 1 Digital Skills, CACHE Level 2 Counselling Skills

e.g. Making Tax Digital & other free digital skills for any level

0800 100 900; 8am-10pm 7days/wk

Introductory, Inter & Adv courses for digital & numeracy skills, e.g. Learn My Way (intro to getting online).

0191 597 4943 Mon-Thurs 9-5; Fri 9-4

Level 1 Award in IT (could also be done at UTASS using our facilities after Coronavirus).

e.g. Digital Literacy, Supporting Children& Young People’s Wellbeing; Free courses & content for school study

01865 686162 e.g. Accounting & Finance, Business Studies, Agriculture (various courses)

Coping during the Pandemic: Courses for Adults, Young People & Children 7-12+ Staying Safe online

e.g. 41 Free IT courses, inc Essential IT Level 2; Business & Admin; Bookkeeping