Free courses for carers

At the WEA, we recognise the importance of unpaid carers. We understand that it's important for you to take time out for self-care. This is especially true if you are caring for children with special needs or a family member with disabilities.  

Taking care of yourself helps you to provide support for your loved ones. So it's important to remember to make time for your own wellbeing while balancing your caregiving responsibilities. 

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Designed to fit around your care responsibilities

We have designed our courses for carers to fit in with your needs. They are all online, so there is no need to travel, and our tutors understand that sometimes you need to take a break from your responsibilities. 

All our courses for carers (or those who have previously been carers) are completely free. You do not need to receive a carer's allowance. If you are unsure if you qualify, call our friendly learner services team on 0300 303 3464 and they can help. 

Find time for your interests

We want our courses to help you make time for yourself and explore your own interests. Our courses include: 

  • health and wellbeing for carers to help you manage your own health and stress 
  • virtual visits to stately homes, so you can visit wonderful places around the UK from the comfort of your living room.   

You can pick and mix these courses; we want you to enjoy as many as possible. Add any courses you are interested in attending to the basket and you’ll only need to book once. 

Explore our courses below or click the buttons to further filter classes by subject areas. 

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