Skills for work

Skills for work

Enhance your work skills without committing to full-time study.

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A freelance career in the creative arts free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

History & The Arts

A freelance career in the creative arts

A freelance career in the creative arts is a free badged course which lasts 8 weeks, with approximately 3 hours’ study time each week. You can work through the course at your own pace, so if you have more time one week, there’s nothing to stop you pushing on and completing another week’s study. This course has a specific focus on the ...

Free course
24 hrs
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Money & Business

Understanding your sector

This free course, Understanding your sector, will help you to understand the difference between sectors, industries and professions. It will also help you to gain the inside knowledge to impress in applications and at interviews and to put together an action plan that is tailored to you.

Free course
24 hrs
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Education & Development

Teaching mathematics

This free course, Teaching mathematics, has been designed for non-specialist mathematics teachers of 8 to 14 year olds, teaching assistants, home schoolers and parents and draws on the established provision of mathematics education at the Open University. It can also be used as Continuing Professional Development by individuals or groups ...

Free course
24 hrs
Marketing communications in the digital age free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Money & Business

Marketing communications in the digital age

The influence and impact of marketing can be seen all around. For instance, you may find marketing communications being used to promote various brands, increase charitable donations, persuade toddlers to eat their vegetables, or encourage teenagers to behave responsibly around alcohol. In this digital era, if you use social media to portray a ...

Free course
12 hrs
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Practice supervision and assessment in nursing free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Practice supervision and assessment in nursing

Being able to supervise and assess in the workplace are core skills needed by those supporting learners. In the context of this development, this free course, Practice supervision and assessment in nursing, has been designed to support practitioners working with students in workplace settings across nursing provision. Core to these resources are...

Free course
10 hrs
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Science, Maths & Technology

Introducing technology and innovation management

This free course will introduce you to technology and innovation management and is relevant to managers and students of technological innovation. You will learn about innovation types and processes, how innovation can add or create value, and about the management activities that underpin the innovation and value creation process. You do not ...

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15 hrs
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Applying social work law to asylum and immigration free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Society, Politics & Law

Applying social work law to asylum and immigration

This course will present an overview of the policy and law that relates to social work with people involved in the asylum and immigration system and will introduce you to the ways in which social work practitioners can support people with insecure immigration status, refugees and asylum seekers more effectively. It will highlight some of the ...

Free course
8 hrs
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Education & Development

Як написати резюме

Резюме (curriculum vitae, CV) – це короткий підсумок інформації про вашу освіту, кваліфікацію, навички та досвід роботи. Резюме використовується в основному під час пошуку нової роботи. Ваше резюме – це ваша перша можливість розповісти роботодавцю, на що ви здатні. Резюме може вплинути і на те, щоб ви швидко отримали запрошення на співбесіду...

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Innovation in policing free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Society, Politics & Law

Innovation in policing

This free course, Innovation in policing, explores the concept of innovation from the perspective of police and policing. It considers the ways in which innovation can apply in policing and how those working in policing and related fields can become more innovative.

Free course
4 hrs
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Education & Development

Strategic planning for online learning

Become a digitally-informed and empowered school leader and learn how to help your school respond more effectively to technology-driven change through COVID-19 and beyond. This free course will help secondary school leaders make decisions about the provision and use of online learning. School leaders in secondary education need to plan digital ...

Free course
10 hrs
Promoting the effective management of children’s pain free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Promoting the effective management of children’s pain

This free course will focus on the promotion of effective management of children’s pain, through the use of a pain management framework. The information presented will enable you to gain knowledge and insight into evidence-based practice, in relation to delivering effective pain management for children.

Free course
4 hrs
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Applying social work law with children and families free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Society, Politics & Law

Applying social work law with children and families

This course will introduce you to the law as it applies to social work with children and families in the United Kingdom. You will learn about varying definitions of childhood and family and then explore underpinning principles of the law relating to child rights and parental responsibilities. You will look at the key legislation relating to ...

Free course
5 hrs