The Skills Toolkit
Learn new digital and numeracy skills at your own pace with a free online course using the Skills Toolkit. Pick from a range of digital topics and skill levels, available from introductory to advanced.
Digital and numeracy skills are valuable and sought after for all kinds of jobs. 82% of all job vacancies require digital skills.
A digital course could help you:
- exercise your mind
- progress your career
- explore new job prospects
- get started online
See our advice on getting the most out of online learning.
Search free courses for jobs
Search for free courses for jobs to get skills employers need, focusing on qualifications with good job opportunities and pay. Some of these courses are online or part-time, and they're free if you:
- are aged 19 or over
- do not already have a Level 3 qualification
You can visit GOV UK to learn more about whether you're eligible for free courses.
Search other courses
Search for courses from learning providers, including colleges and local authority providers which may offer work-related courses on a wide range of topics.
Take an assessment to learn more about your skills and the careers that might suit you.
Speak to an adviser
Call 0800 100 900 to speak to an adviser.
- 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday
- 10am to 5pm Saturday and bank holidays
We're closed Sunday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
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