Improve your job opportunities. Build your everyday skills. Get ahead in your career.
Find a new and rewarding field of work. 

Whatever it is you're after, we have a FREEcourse for you. 

Our tutors teach a selection of free self-development courses to help you progress in your professional life. For both IT beginners and improvers alike. 

Whether you want to learn team-building skills or you're interested in our leadership training courses, you're sure to find just the thing with our online programmes.

Take a look at the courses available:

Level 1 Workers' rights and exploitation
September start | December start

Level 2 effective team member skills
September start | December start

ILM Certificate in leadership and team skills
September start | December start 

ILM Diploma in leadership and management
September start | December start

Certificate in information, advice and guidance
September start | December start

Leadership & management courses

Online national qualifications

Functional maths & English online courses

We offer courses that will provide you with an English or maths qualification (equivalent to GCSE C (4) grade).

Our online maths courses teach us how to use percentages, multiplication, and everyday formulas. Or improve your vocabulary and grammar with a WEA English functional skills course.

Our accredited programmes for adults include:

Functional English skills Level 1
September start | December start 

Functional English skills Level 2
September start | December start

Functional maths skills Level 1
September start | December start

Functional maths skills Level 2
September start | December start


Health & social care courses

Get a certificate in social care or a diploma in counselling with our free health and social care courses, available online. 

You won't only be trained up in the techniques needed to carry out the role, but you'll also learn and build upon the personal qualities and communicative skills required for jobs in caring, counselling and healthcare. 

Choose from the following programmes:

Step into care
September start | December start 

Certificate in preparing to work in adult social care
September start | December start

Certificate in counselling skills
September start | December start

Diploma in counselling
September start | December start

Thinking about a change of careers? How about a job in schools and childcare? You'll be helping to shape the minds of future generations in one of the most rewarding jobs out there.  

Our education and training courses will teach you everything you need to find teaching assistant jobs in schools. 

We offer the following:

Level 1 & 2 Awards in supporting
schools and colleges
September start | December start

Level 2 Award for caring for children and young people
September start | December start

Work in schools & childcare courses

Did you know that you can get a FREE* qualification in as little as 85 hours with the WEA? Whether you want to find a job, gain essential everyday skills or you're looking for ways to move up in your career, we've got the course for you. 

We offer nationally-recognised qualifications all year round to prepare you for a new job. What's more, all our courses are online, meaning that you can learn from the comfort of your own home. You still get the same live tutor support.

Take a look below for more information on the following courses:

  • Health and social care training
  • Leadership and management courses
  • Functional English and maths qualifications (equivalent to GCSE)
  • Working in schools and childcare

Interested? We know everyone starts at different levels, so before you start your course we ask you to do a quick skills check. Register your interest by clicking the button below and our friendly support team will get in touch with you for more information or help with booking, or call us on 0300 303 3464If you're ready to get started, click take a skills check.

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