Course overview

Selling things you no longer need is a great way to earn a bit of extra cash and declutter your home. Nowadays, there are so many simple, easy-to-use platforms for buying and selling online that it’s never been easier to set up an online shop. This course is ideal for you if you want to learn digital skills to buy and sell online. It’s aimed at beginners and improvers so don’t worry if it’s new to you. Whether you want to start a business or declutter your home, selling online is a quick and easy way to do it.

Course description

This digital skills course covers the basics of buying and selling online. Explore a variety of platforms for online sales and shopping. Learn how to set up an online shop on Ebay, Vinted, or another platform of your choice. Understand online safety and how to make transactions securely. Gain awareness of scams and threats that exist in the online sales world.

This course is useful for anyone who wants to gain confidence making transactions online. You will learn digital skills to improve your understanding of online services that can help you in your everyday and professional tasks.

There are many further study options after this course depending on your needs. If you want to learn how to set up an online shop, you may consider a Beginners Wordpress course.

You’ll need access to the internet to take this selling online course. Your tutor will upload useful materials to Canvas, the WEA’s digital learning platform.

Classrooms haven’t changed much since the WEA was founded in 1903. But our attitude towards teaching has. Your learning is our top priority. If there’s anything we can do to help your studies, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Most of our courses are free for most of our learners. Please note that you need to get to the end of the enrolment process to see the discounts.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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