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 julia@utass.org or phone 01833 641010, (youngest is 13, some 16+ or 19+ on 31.8.19)

 

https://www.durhamcommunityaction.org.uk/dca-training.html

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.

 

https://lincsdigital.org.uk/how-to-guides/

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

 

https://alison.com/courses?query=free+IT+courses

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

 

http://www.durham.gov.uk/article/22976/Adult-learning-courses-updated-23-April-

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

 

https://www.futurelearn.com/search?q=free+courses

e.g. Agriculture (various topics), How to Teach Online

 

https://www.lantra.co.uk/e-learning/category/1

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

 

https://www.learndirect.com/funding-options/free-english-maths

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

 

www.learningcurvegroup.co.uk

We have been advised by Learning Curve, as follows “Due to such high demand for our courses in your area, funding from our current college partners has already been allocated, and we are unable to fund any further learners in your area at the moment.”   Learning Curve will update us if funded courses become available to learners from postcodes in our locality.

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

 

https://www.lloydsbankacademy.co.uk/

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

 

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/find-a-course/the-skills-toolkit#introductory

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

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

 

http://www.northernrights.org.uk/

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).

 

http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/coronavirus

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

 

https://www.oxfordhomestudy.com/free-online-courses-with-certificates

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

 

https://lms.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/course/index.php?categoryid=13

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

 

https://www.reed.co.uk/courses/free

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