The Skills Toolkit
Free digital and numeracy courses to build your skills.
Digital and numeracy skills are amongst those that are most sought after by employers, and can help you progress in work and boost your job prospects. Digital skills can be anything from using social media and staying safe online to coding, programming or digital marketing.
You can choose from a selection of high quality courses put together in collaboration with experts. Find a level and time to study that’s right for you. The Skills Toolkit makes it easy for you to boost your skills.
“Free courses are a great way of dipping into subjects, to test the waters as it were and to build some confidence. Maybe some subjects aren't as scary as one might think.”OpenLearn learner from the Open University
“Thank you for this course. Hugely informative and has provided great comfort during this unusual time. It has made me think about what can be achieved and it has added to my C.V. Bite-size learning is brilliant.”FutureLearn learner about the ‘Learn About Current Digital Workplace Trends’ course from the Institute of Coding & University of Leeds
"A free course but loaded with rich stuff. It was great.”OpenLearn learner about the ‘Introduction to Cyber Security: Stay Safe Online’ course from the Open University
“I personally believe this course has been really helpful to understand what to consider if you want to create great content especially when you want to create a successful social media campaign to launch or promote your own business. I thoroughly enjoyed it.”FutureLearn learner about the ‘How to Create Great Online Content’ course from the Institute of Coding & University of Leeds
With thanks to the Open University, FutureLearn, Good Things Foundation, Lloyds Bank, Google Digital Garage, Cisco Networking Academy, Accenture, University of Leeds and Institute of Coding.