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Careers-Related Online Learning

Barclays Lifeskills

The Barclays Lifeskills website will help you to continue to build your skills and to prepare for the future. They have interactive tools, films and activities for you to use on your own, with your family or with other support. Barclays Lifeskills helps you prepare for the future workforce. To register and look at the resources available, visit:




Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses and UEA have a variety of courses based on short, topical modules that cover a range of subjects from international development to branding. To find out more visit:



The Preparing for University MOOC will help equip you with the skills for university learning before you get there. It's relevant for anyone moving from level 3 study to university, whichever university they're planning to go to. To make use of this resource visit:



Future Learn

Future Learn have a huge variety of FREE courses to suit students, which are ideal for GCSE and A Level students. These courses can help you to continue learning, build your professional skills and connect with experts at Future Learn.



PwC Employability Hub

PwC have created this great Employability Hub. It’s a fantastic virtual tool kit where learners can develop and explore their employability skills. There are many different resources from webpages, videos, e-learning tools through to podcasts. To explore these resources, visit:



Eton College

Eton College is making several online self-study courses from the EtonX Future Skills Programme available free of charge to students in the UK. Courses available are CV Writing, Creative Problem Solving, Interview Skills, Making an Impact, Resilience, Research Skills and Writing Skills. To sign up visit:



Open Learn – Free Coronavirus Course

This free course will explore the science behind the global COVID-19 pandemic. You will hear from scientists and experts at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, as they explain the research that's going on to understand the virus and guide the global response to coronavirus.  This is a free 3-hour course which you can access at



Norland Free Online Babysitting Course

This is a great opportunity if you are considering a career in early years or are looking to gain some childcare experience and some money babysitting. This course is designed to introduce teenagers and young adults to the world of babysitting, learning from Norland, the world leader in early years training and education. It covers a variety of topics including how to deal with different behaviours with special emotion coaching techniques, the laws and rules of babysitting and how to communicate with parents. To find out more and to enrol on this course visit:


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