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Skills

Get ahead with these free skills resources

Skills

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The skills area brings together a collection of free courses and resources that can help develop abilities in several areas. This includes improving workplace opportunities by identifying skills you already have to help you get started with higher education study.

  • Refresh your study skills

    Refresh your study skills

    Here you will finds a link to a variety of courses on The Open University’s OpenLearn website that can help you develop skills if you are new to or returning to learning. There are 40 courses ranging from skills to improve essay writing, to IT and digital skills and preparing to study in English.

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    Free course

    20 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • The importance of interpersonal skills

    The importance of interpersonal skills

    To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to understand how to deal with other people. This unit will help you gain an awareness of your skills and understand that an awareness of the interpersonal skills of others can help us enormously in dealing with the work tasks we are responsible for.

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    Free course

    3 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market

    Using voluntary work to get ahead in the job market

    This course explores how engaging in voluntary work can enhance your employment opportunities.

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    Free course

    12 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

  • What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

    What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

    This is a personal development course for carers in Wales. It will help you to identify and reflect on your experiences, interests, skills and your future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to develop a personal action plan to take forward beyond the course. Developed by The Open University in Wales and Carers Trust Wales, it is embedded with case studies from real carers sharing their experiences and reflections.

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    Free course

    5 hrs

    Level 0 Beginner

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