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Updated Friday, 14th May 2021

The Department for Work & Pensions has partnered with The Open University to offer free training tools designed to help people find a job, advance their career or grow their business.

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Through partnerships with leading providers of online education, the DWP are promoting resources that will benefit learners everywhere. They have selected these OpenLearn courses to enhance your digital and employability skills, so you can prepare more effectively to achieve your career aspirations. There are also courses to help you improve your functional English and Mathematics skills.

OpenLearn/DWP guide

You can read the OpenLearn/DWP guide here or by clicking on the image below.
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Free learning for everyone

Find out how the partnership started, how the OpenLearn/DWP platform was created, and the benefits of badged courses for jobseekers.

Study our free maths and English courses


Expert advice on how to write your CV


Develop your key skills


Try positive development


Take your first steps into cyber security


Return to formal education








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