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Skills to succeed in the workplace

Updated Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Scottish football clubs have partnered with The Open University to provide a selection of free training courses to enhance your career prospects and opportunities. 

Football clubs across Scotland play a pivotal role in supporting their local communities. The Open University in Scotland is working in partnership with the following organisations to support the work they're doing to improve employment outcomes for young people in their local communities:

  • Rangers Charity Foundation
  • Celtic FC Foundation
  • Dundee FC Community Trust

Free courses for young people

We're providing a selection of free training courses to enhance your career prospects and opportunities. You can do these short courses at any time and at your own pace. These courses are designed to help you gain new skills and boost your CV. You can gain a digital badge or certificate for completing them.

Skills for work and employability

Digital skills 

Skills for life

Sport and fitness


Free courses for staff

In addition to the opportunities for young people, The Open University in Scotland is also committed to supporting staff in our partner organisations to upskill and continue their professional development. Liaising with staff, we've suggested some free courses which might be of interest.

Working with young people

Leadership and management


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